On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at approximarely 2258 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of an apartment, located in a residential building at 1285 Washington Avenue (Morrisania Houses), within the confines of the 42nd Precinct / Police Service Area #7 in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 25-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.
EMS responded to the location and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10460
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged for the above-listed homicide.
Bronx, NY 10457
- 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.