On Sunday, January 23, 2022, at approximately 1845 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault at 1219 Adee Avenue, Eastchester Gardens Houses, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed a 42-year-old male with a stab wound to the left leg.
EMS also responded and transported the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased on Friday, February 04, 2022.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10469
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation the following 44-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.
Bronx, NY 10467
- criminal possession of a weapon.
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.