On Sunday, June 05, 2022, at approximately 0839 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided male at Wilder Avenue and Cranford Avenue, within the confines of the 47th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 34-year-old male inside of a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the left side of his head.
EMS responded and pronounced the aided male deceased on scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 51-year-old male individual was arrested and charged on Tuesday, July 05, 2022, at approximately 1545 hours, within the confines of the 47th Precinct.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10552
- criminal possession of a weapon.
The investigation remains ongoing.
All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.