On Saturday, March 25, 2023, at approximately 0307 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at the intersection of E. 179th Street and Mapes Avenue, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 34-year-old male with gunshot wounds throughout the body.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
A second victim from this incident, a 33-year-old male, was observed with a gunshot wound to his right arm, and was transported via private means to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10466
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 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.