On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at approximately 2115 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male,shot in front of 2249 Morris Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at approximately 2115 hours, in front of 2249 Morris Avenue, two (2) unidentified individuals crouched down behind a parked vehicle as the 14-year-old male victim approached walking on the sidewalk. The individuals then jumped out and discharged multiple rounds at the victim, striking him in the torso.
EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
The individuals fled the scene on foot heading eastbound on E. 182nd Street and then fled inside of a black Toyota Highlander.
Individual #1 is described as a male with a dark skin complexion, thin build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black face mask, black pants and gray sneakers.
Individual #2 is described as a male with a dark skin complexion, thin build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a blue face mask, black pants and black sneakers.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
Bronx, NY 10457
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 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.