Brandon Austin, 29, Arrested For The Murder Of Marcus Henderson, 37

Published on May 25, 2024, 4:06 pm
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On Friday, May 24, 2024, at approximately 1757 hours, New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers responded to a 911 call for a person, shot at 1825 Topping Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the right leg. The 37-year-old male was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

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


Marcus Henderson
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 29-year-old male individual was arrested and charged on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at approximately 1450 hours, within the confines of the 46th Precinct.


Brandon Austin
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457


  • murder in the 2nd degree;
  • aggravated manslaughter in the 1st degree;
  • criminal possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree.

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 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.