Davantay Butts, 26, Murdered

Published on February 01, 2022, 4:43 pm
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On Tuesday, February 01, 2022, at approximately 1112 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in the vicinity of 103rd street and 3rd Avenue, within the confines of the 23rd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, police observed a 26-year-old male, shot multiple times in the chest.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to Metropolitan Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


Davantay Butts
address withheld
Manhattan, NY 10029

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.