Angel Ortega, 44, Murdered

Published on February 20, 2022, 9:36 am
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On Saturday, February 19, 2022, at approximately 1517 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot on the corner of E. Tremont Avenue and Belmont Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 44-year-old male with five (5) gunshots to the back.

EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Angel Ortega
3150 Rochambeau
Bronx, NY 10467

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.