Jaleel Shakoor, 27, Arrested For The Murder Of Gerry Massella, 26

Published on November 04, 2022, 11:45 pm
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On Thursday, June 03, 2021, at approximately 0311 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 82 W. 165th Street, within the confines of the 44th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 26-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on Sunday, July 25, 2021.

The incident has been deemed a homicide.

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


Gerry Massella
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 27-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.


Jaleel Shakoor
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10452


  • murder

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 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.