Jerome Burleigh, 18, Murdered

Published on June 23, 2024, 5:48 pm
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On Monday, May 15, 2023 at approximately 1733 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 1303 Common Wealth Avenue, within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an 18-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


Jerome Burleigh
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10472

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.