On Sunday, May 09, 2021, at approximately 0348 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, shot at 547 E. 184th Street, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police determined the incident location to be nearby at 4555 3rd Avenue, where they observed a 30-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.
EMS also responded and transported the male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
The incident has been deemed a homicide.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 40-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10458
- criminal use of a firearm;
- 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.