James Hardy, 42, Arrested For The Murder Of Thomas Washington, 44

Published on February 09, 2024, 11:56 am
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On Saturday, September 2, 2023, at approximately 2257 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot at W. 175th Street and Macombs Road, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, police observed a 44-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

EMS transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

A person of interest was taken into custody on scene.

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


Thomas Washington
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10453

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 42-year-old male individual was arrested and charged on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at approximately 1500 hours, within the confines of the 46th Precinct.


James Hardy
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10456


  • assault;
  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm.

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.