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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 Saturday, March
27, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. in front of 818 Fox Street,
an unidentified male discharged a handgun from the
rear driver-side window of a 2011 BMW sedan at two
other unidentified males, who each produced handguns
and returned fire.
Those three unidentified males fled on foot. Two
additional unidentified individuals, who were inside
of the BMW, attempted to flee in the vehicle, however,
they struck a dumpster, abandoned the vehicle
and fled on foot. The vehicle was recovered by police.
There were no injuries reported in connection with
this incident. Two apartment windows at 811 Fox
Street were damaged by gunfire.
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 Thursday, March
4 at approximately 4:00 a.m. in the vicinity of Colgate
Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, the victim, a
27-year-old male, was at the location when he was
approached by an unidentified male who produced a
firearm and discharged multiple rounds, striking the
victim in the right leg. The unidentified male fled on
foot, southbound on Colgate Avenue.
The victim was transported by private means in
stable condition to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln.
It was reported to police that on Friday, March
26, at approximately 5:45 a.m., an unidentified male
gained entry into an apartment building located at
1065 Gerard Avenue.
Once inside, the unidentified male removed multiple
power tools from the basement. The unidentified
male then fled in an unknown direction.
On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at approximately
2223 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a vehicle
shooting at another vehicle on the southbound
Bruckner Expressway near Exit 7A, within the confines
of the 45 Precinct. Upon arrival, officers observed
a Honda Accord stopped next to the medium
of the southbound Bruckner Expressway, between
Exit 7B and Exit 8. Seated inside the vehicle’s driver
seat was a 24-year-old male who was unconscious
and unresponsive, with gunshot wounds to his face
and chest. EMS also responded to the location and
transported the victim to NYC Health & Hospitals/
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Jacobi, where he was pronounced deceased. A preliminary
investigation determined that the victim was
traveling southbound on the Bruckner Expressway
when a blue sedan, being operated by an unknown
individual, pulled alongside the passenger side of the
victim’s vehicle and discharged a firearm. The vehicle
then fled southbound on the Bruckner Expressway.
There are no arrests at this time. The investigation
It was reported to police that on Monday, March
29, 2021 at approximately 5:44 p.m., in front of
2078 Walton Avenue, two unidentified individuals
displayed firearms and recklessly discharged multiple
rounds at an unidentified person before fleeing
to parts unknown. There were no reported injuries as
a result of this incident.
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 Sunday, April 4, 2021 at approximately 9:05
p.m., police responded to a 911 call of two males
shot in front of 2105 Monterey Avenue, within the
confines of the 48 Precinct. Upon arrival, officers
observed a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound
to the chest and a 31-year-old male with a gunshot
wound to the head.
EMS responded to the location and transported
both victims to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where the
37-year-old male was pronounced deceased and the
31-year-old male remains in critical condition.
On Wednesday, March 10, at 9:30 p.m., a motorcyclist
and auto collided at the intersection of Williamsbridge
Road and Neil Avenue.
On March 27, at approximately 9:12 p.m., police
responded to a call of a male walking southbound on
the northbound side of the Major Deegan Expressway
in the vicinity of Exit 12.
Upon arrival, police determined that a male of
unknown age was walking northbound in the southbound
lanes of the Major Deegan Expressway between
Exit 11 and Exit 12 when he was struck by
a vehicle that fled the scene. EMS responded and
pronounced the victim deceased.
No arrests have been made and the investigation
is ongoing by the NYPD Collision Investigation
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.
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