On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at approximately 0241 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a person, stabbed inside of a residential building, located on Westchester Avenue, 6th floor stairwell area, within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 23-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with a stab wound to his right leg.
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 10461
Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 18-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.
Bronx, NY 10462
- 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.