Cristian Blancomejia, 28, Arrested For The Murder Of Gregorio Alvarez, 28

Published on January 12, 2023, 7:45 pm
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On Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at 1836 hours, police responded to a 911 call of individuals shot at E. Tremont Avenue and Southern Boulevard, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police discovered four (4) individuals shot.

Victim #1, a 28-year-old male, was shot in the chest and transported to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Victim #2, a 27-year-old male, was shot in the leg and transported to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

Victim #3, a 46-year-old male, was shot in the torso and transported to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

Victim #4, a 25-year-old male, was shot in the arm and also transported to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.

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


Gregorio Alvarez
80-20 134th Street
Queens, NY 11435

Following an ongoing police investigation, the following 28-year-old male was arrested and charged.


Cristian Blancomejia
1133 Ogden Avenue
Bronx, NY 10452


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon – loaded firearm.

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.