David Burns, 52, Murdered

Published on July 07, 2024, 5:27 am
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On Thursday, July 4, 2024, at approximately 2111 hours, New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers responded to a 911 call of male, stabbed in front of 220 W. 136 Street, within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 52-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to the chest and right arm.

The male was transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


David Burns
2660 8 Avenue
Manhattan, NY

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.