BY BRONX TIMES
Cops are looking for a convoy of criminals responsible
for shooting two people and stabbing a
man in a violent, early-morning attack in the Bronx
Law enforcement sources said the incident happened
at about 3 a.m. in front of a storefront on 3rd
Avenue near East 137th Street in Mott Haven.
Police reported that a fleet of vehicles pulled up
to the location before two unidentified individuals,
one armed with a firearm, went on the attack.
Cops said the gunman shot a 25-year-old male
victim in the back before turning his weapon against
another 25-year-old victim, shooting him in the arm
At the same time, authorities reported, a second
attacker, while wielding a cutting instrument,
stabbed a 30-year-old victim roughly seven times
about the torso.
It was reported to police that on Sunday, February
21, at approximately 1:40 p.m., inside of a laundromat
located at 859 Intervale Avenue, an unidentified
individual entered the location during business
Once inside, the individual entered a back office
and removed approximately $400 dollars before
fleeing Eastbound on Intervale Avenue.
On March 6, at approximately 5:12 p.m., the individual
approached the front door of an apartment
located in the vicinity of Boston Road and 168 Street
and displayed a firearm.
The individual then proceeded to discharge multiple
rounds into the door before fleeing.
No one was struck by any of the rounds that were
It was reported to police that on Monday, March
15 4:20 p.m., in the vicinity of Webster Avenue and
Cross Bronx Expressway, a 32-year old male victim
was sitting in his vehicle when he was approached
by two unknown male individuals, one of which displayed
a firearm and demanded his property.
The two individuals did forcibly remove the victim’s
jewelry and fled in a Jeep SUV parked nearby
to parts unknown. The victim was not reported injured.
The victim’s jewelry had an estimated value of
It was reported to police that on Wednesday,
February 24, at approximately 4:05 p.m. at a Bank
of America located at 1500 Westchester Avenue, an
unidentified male entered, approached a 50-year-old
male customer attempting to make a deposit, and
The unidentified male then displayed a taser
and attacked the 50-year-old male victim on the
arm multiple times and forcibly removed $20 dollars
from the victim before fleeing on foot westbound
on Westchester Avenue. The victim sustained pain
and bruising to the arm and was removed by EMS to
Montefiore Medical Center for treatment.
It was reported to police that on Monday, February
15 at 3:36 p.m. at a parking garage located at
1491 Jerome Avenue, an unidentified individual removed
and fled with a white Honda sedan from the
location without permission or authority.
The other unidentified individuals acted as lookouts
during the incident and fled on foot. No injuries
were reported as a result from this incident.
According to NYPD sources, the first assailant
knocked on the door, declaring himself to be delivering
a package. Believing his subterfuge, a 47-year-old
female opened the door only to have the box thrown
at her before a second man burst into the apartment,
menacing the woman with a firearm while his two
accomplices waited in the hallway.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of Sheridan
Ave. and Marcy Place on March 9 at 2:35 p.m.
NYPD report that a 57-year-old acquaintance,
who was present at the victim’s home, grabbed
the gun-wielding assailant, forcing him out of the
apartment, after which the three imposters fled the
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, M 10 ARCH 26-APR. 1, 2021
It was reported to police that on Saturday, February
20, at approximately 1:00 a.m., outside of a bar
located at 3037 East 177 Street (Alfie’s Place), the
unidentified individuals climbed the storefront of the
bar with a ladder and removed a hand painted portrait
affixed to the front of the bar without permission
or authority to do so.
It was reported to police that on Monday, February
22, at approximately 10:00 a.m., inside of a cell
phone store located at 101 East Burnside Avenue,
the unknown individual entered the location and displayed
a knife to the 33-year-old female store employee.
The individual proceeded to cut a cell phone off
of a display with the knife before fleeing the store
on foot westbound on East Burnside Avenue. There
were no injuries reported.
On Monday, March 1 at approximately 8:35 p.m.,
inside of 3700 White Plains Road, an unknown male
individual entered the location and got into a verbal
dispute with an unknown male individual which escalated
into a physical confrontation.
The store employee and the male individual began
to grapple with each other inside of the store
which lead to the individual brandishing a knife and
stabbing the victim in the neck and back causing lacerations
The individual then fled the location in a black
vehicle to parts unknown. EMS responded and transported
the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi in
It was reported to police that on Friday March 12,
at approximately 5:36 p.m., at Magenta Playground
on Olinville Avenue and Rosewood Street, an individual
discharged several rounds from a firearm into a
crowd inside of the playground.
The individual fled southbound on Olinville Road
on a scooter operated by a second individual. The
gunfire caused damage to 3 parked and unoccupied
There were no injuries reported as a result of the
On February 19, 2021 at approximately 7:00
p.m., the individuals entered the 69 year-old male
victim’s cab in the vicinity of Crotona Park North and
Crotona park East. Once inside, one individual displayed
a firearm and demanded the victim’s money.
The individuals removed $50 in cash and a cellphone
On February 20, 2021, at approximately 650
p.m., the individuals entered the 48 year-old male
victim’s cab in the vicinity of 893 Crotona Park North
and displayed a weapon and demanded property. The
individuals removed the victims AirPods and fled.
Police have arrested a Pelham Parkway man
for allegedly killing a Brooklyn man in the Bronx last
The accused, 39-year-old Johnnie Vickers reportedly
stabbed 23-year-old Adam Saunders of East
Flatbush of Vickers’ second floor apartment at 2140
Cruger Avenue at about 9:38 p.m. on Monday, February
22, according to the NYPD.
Saunders endured multiple knife wounds to his
chest and was pronounced dead on the scene, law
enforcement sources had confirmed.
On Wednesday, March 10, at 9:30 p.m., a motorcyclist
and auto collided at the intersection of Williamsbridge
Road and Neil Avenue.
Police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian
struck, in the intersection of Broadway and West 231
Street. Upon arrival, police discovered an 73-year
old female lying on the pavement with trauma to the
head. EMS responded and transported the victim to
Bellevue Hospital Center where she was pronounced
deceased on Friday, February 19.
On Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at approximately
10:09 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a female
shot inside of 3339 Hull Avenue, apartment 3H,
within the confines of the 52 Precinct.
Upon arrival, officers observed a 20-year-old female
inside the location, unconscious and unresponsive,
with a gunshot wound to her head.
Anyone with information in regard to any of these
crimes and incidents 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 CrimeStoppers
website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM,
or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.
All calls and messages are strictly confidential.
HAVE A TIP? Call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)
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