Jonathan Mejia, 24, Arrested For The Murder Of Daniel Valdez, 43

Published on May 25, 2022, 6:01 pm
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On Monday, May 02, 2022, at 1753 hours, police responded to a report of a male, assaulted at a reside tial address on Irwin Avenue, within the confines of the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival officers discovered a 43-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso.

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

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


Daniel Valdez
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10463

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 24-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.


Jonathan Mejia
address withheld
Fairlawn, NJ 07410


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon (2 counts).

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.