On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at approximately 1458 hours, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at E. 172nd Street and Harrod Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed an unidentified male with gunshot wounds to the right shoulder, right side of chest, both arms, left lower abdomen and both legs.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10472
EMS responded and transported the aided 18-year-old male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.
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.