Daniel Ortiz, 23, Murdered

Published on February 21, 2022, 11:58 pm
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On Monday, February 21, 2022, at 1557 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of 116-19 Mexico Street, within the confines of the 113th Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, police discovered a 23-year-old male face up on the floor of a basement apartment with gunshot wounds to his shoulder, torso and thigh.

EMS responded and transported the male in critical condition to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.

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


Daniel Ortiz
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11249

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.