BRONX TIMES REPORTER, A 10 UGUST 16-22, 2019 BTR
MULTI-VEHICLE BRUCKNER COLLLISION
Several people are recovering following a multi-vehicle collision on the Bruckner Expressway.
According to police, 45th Precinct police offi cers responded to a 911 call of
a motor vehicle accident on the southbound Bruckner Expressway at East Tremont
Avenue on Tuesday, August 6 at 10:21 a.m. Upon arrival, police were informed that
a 2015 Toyota traveling southbound on the Bruckner Expressway in the right lane
of three at East Tremont Avenue had failed to observe a stopped 2015 Volvo tractor
trailer. The 2015 Toyota moved into the center lane in unsafe manner colliding with
a 2016 Ford causing the Ford to travel into the left lane and colliding into a 2008
Mercedes-Benz which pushed the vehicle into the cement divider. A 34-year-old man
operating the 2015 Toyota was taken to Bronx Municipal Hospital Center by EMS with
minor injuries. Police issued the driver a summons for an unsafe lane change. The
2016 Ford’s 45-year-old male driver and a 49-year-old male passenger and the 2008
Mercedes-Benz’s 63-year-old female driver were taken to Bronx Municipal Hospital
Center by EMS with minor injuries. The 2015 Volvo tractor trailer’s 45-year-old driver
was unharmed in the collision. Photo by Edwin Soto
MELROSE SHOOTING VICTIM RECOVERING
A man is recovering after being shot in Melrose. Police responded to a report of a
man shot in the shoulder on Saturday, August 10 at 5 p.m. at 281 E. 149th Street. The
victim was taken to Lincoln Hospital for treatment. No arrests have been made and
the case is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers
at (800) 577-TIPS. Photo by Edwin Soto
Thursday, August 8, 9:35 p.m. - It was reported
to police that in the vicinity of Kelly Street and
East 163rd Street, one individual used a sharp object
to slash the 16-year-old male victim in the face.
The two other individuals then punched the victim
in the face before all three individuals fled on foot
eastbound on East 163rd Street. The victim suffered
a laceration to the right side of his face and was removed
to Harlem Hospital by EMS.
The first individual is a male, Black; last seen
wearing a blue and red baseball cap, a blue and red
sweater, dark colored pants, and black sneakers.
The second individual is a male, Black; last seen
wearing a dark colored shirt, gray sweatpants, and
The third individual is a male, Black; last seen
wearing a blue and red shirt, blue and red shorts,
and black and white sneakers.
Sunday, August 11, 3:39 a.m. - In front of
1308 St. Lawrence Avenue, a 36-year-old male victim
was approached from behind by two unknown
males, as he was walking along the avenue. One of
the males displayed a firearm and demanded the
victim’s property, while the second male stated, “My
man will pull the trigger on you!” The victim complied
with the individual’s demands and relinquished
his Samsung Galaxy 9 cell phone, a pair of earrings,
$10 cash, and a shoulder bag containing a phone
charger, charging cables and two debit/bank cards.
The individuals then fled on foot, southbound on St.
Lawrence Avenue. No injuries were reported during
The individuals are described as two male
Blacks, 20s-30s; one male, large build, wearing a
black T-shirt, grey pants, dark colored sneakers, a
du-rag and wearing a large backpack. The second
male, who possessed the firearm, was observed
wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers,
with a thin build.
Wednesday, August 7, 2:40 a.m. - An individual
approached a marked NYPD van at Story Avenue
and Fteley Avenue and threw a brick into it, damaging
the front windshield. No police officers were
inside the van at the time of the incident. The individual
fled into Clason Point (NYCHA) which is also
located in the vicinity of Story Avenue and Fteley Avenue.
The individual is described as follows: male,
dark skin, approximately 6’0, approximately 325lbs,
white shirt and khaki pants.
Thursday, August 8, 7:59 p.m. - It was reported
to police that on, in front of 1746 Lafayette Avenue,
the unidentified individual approached a 34-year-old
male victim, knocked him to the ground and stabbed
him multiple times in the torso before the victim was
able to flee on foot. EMS responded to the scene
and transported the victim Jacobi Hospital, where
he is listed in stable condition.
The individual is described as an adult male
Black, approximately 6’2”, 280 lbs. with a beard. He
was last seen wearing a black shirt with black Adidas
pants with black sneakers.
Thursday, June 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m - It was
recently reported to the police that a 65-year-old
male was confronted by his former roommate and
two unidentified individuals inside of his residence,
located in the vicinity of East 224th Street and Carpenter
Avenue. The individuals began to assault the
victim and the female struck the victim on the face
with an unknown object causing a laceration to his
mouth. The victim was removed to Jacobi Hospital
where he was treated and released.
A suspect wanted for assault in the 41st precinct
confi nes. DCPI
Supsects wanted for robbery within the 43rd precinct confi nes. DCPI