Yorvin Gomez, 26, Arrested For The Murder Of Miguel Vargas, 22

Published on May 09, 2023, 5:33 pm
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On Monday, February 13, 2023, at approximately 1857 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot inside of 689 E. 187 Street, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 22-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest.

EMS responded and transported the aided male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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


Miguel Vargas
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10457

Pursuant to an ongoing police investigation, on Saturday, May 06, 2023, at 0010 hours, within the confines of the 48th Precinct, the following individual has been arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed incident.


Yorvin Gomez
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10453


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon: loaded firearm

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.