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40th PCT.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 2:30 a.m. – Third Ave. and East 158 St. Two more handguns were removed from South Bronx streets. This time a 9-mm and a 45-caliber semi-automatic pistols were recovered by local police officers.

41st PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 5:05 p.m. – Edgewater and Garrison Aves. Additional police officers came in helicopters, on boats, and in patrol vehicles to assist a federal police officer. The federal officer was chasing a suspect who fled into the waters of the Bronx River in the Hunts Point area. Train traffic was halted on the Amtrak right away as local police officers started to search the area for the fleeing culprit. The search was fruitful as the male culprit surrender as police officers lines both banks of the river eliminating any escape path.

42nd PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 12:25 a.m. – 1039 Prospect Ave. A 23-year-old black male came up against the wrong person. The young culprit was in possession of a 380-caliber semi-automatic pistol when he was arrested by an undercover police officer from the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit.

FRI, SEPT. 5th, 12:15 a.m. – 805 Jennings St. A 21-year-old Hispanic male was found with two bullet wounds to his back. The injured man was transported to Lincoln Medical Center where he underwent treatment for both wounds. Police officers were busy trying to gather information about the event.

SUN, SEPT. 7th, 11:55 p.m. – West Farms Rd. and Boone Ave. A suspect was arrested as police while on patrol nabbed the culprit while in possession of a 380-caliber pistol.

43rd PCT.

SUN, SEPT. 7th, 2:05 a.m. – Story Ave. Police are looking into a shooting that left a male suffering from a bullet wounds to the left arm and thigh area. The victim was reported stable in a local hospital as sleuths look into the shooting.

MON, SEPT. 8th, 10:15 a.m. – East 174 St. Overpass. An investigation was launched after emergency service workers rescued a homeless man. The unidentified man fell about 50 feet off of the East 174 St. Bridge sustaining a compound fracture to the leg. Jacobi Medical Center treated the man after he was brought to street level. Both fire and police dept’s worked at the rescue scene.

44th PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 10:40 p.m. – 150 East 165 St. Another 9mm semi-automatic pistol was removed from Bronx streets. This time local patrol officers recovered the gun while arresting its owner.

SUN, SEPT. 7th, 11:20 p.m. – 65 Jessup Pl. A patrol officer busted a suspect. The suspect was nabbed while in possession of a 40-caliber pistol.

TUES, SEPT. 9th, 7:30 p.m. – 194 East 167 St. Authorities are looking into the suspicious death of a male. The victim was found with a bullet wound to the head. Detectives will conduct a homicide inquiry.

45th PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 4:10 p.m. – Buhre Ave. and Westchester Ave. Detectives from the local investigations unit nabbed a suspect in connection with the robbery of a pocket book.

SAT, SEPT. 6th, 11:58 p.m. – 236 Emerson Ave. A state worker was arrested after authorities learned that the man had shot himself. The 39-year-old Caucasian male was suffering from a bullet wound to the left arm as law enforcement officers arrived on the scene. The man, who works as a state Corrections Officer, was transported to Jacobi Medical Center. Detectives looking into the incident an hour later arrested the man since the wound was self-inflicted.

46th PCT.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 8:00 a.m. – Morris Ave. and Mt. Hope Pl. A 12-year-old Hispanic boy required medical assistance after being assaulted. At first, emergency responders though that the young boy had been stabbed once in the chest area. The injured boy was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital where doctors determined that the boy had not been stabbed. A young black male teenager was spotted fleeing the attack scene before police arrived.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 7:30 p.m. – 2051 University Ave. Over thirteen thousand dollars was taken from a business during a robbery officials report. The thief, a black male armed with a handgun, covered his face with a mask. The man removed four thousand dollars from a cash register and another nine thousand dollars from a safe.

MON, SEPT. 8th, 12:04 p.m. – 2017 Grand Ave. A five-month-old baby girl was accidentally smothered to death. The infant was on the sofa with her 18-year-old mother when the accident occurred.

47th PCT.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 12:15 a.m. – Barnes Ave. and East 228 St. A suspect was arrested after police recovered an illegal gun. Undercover officers from the Bronx Gang unit took this time a 9-mm Semi-Automatic pistol off the street.

SAT, SEPT. 6th, 8:10 a.m. – 901 East 229 St. A would be thief ended up being arrested after an older man turned the tables on the culprit. A 67-year-old man struggled with the younger thief who was armed. During the struggle, the gun went off with the bullet striking the perpetrator in the right leg. The suspect was arrested and the gun was recovered.

TUES, SEPT. 9th, 5:10 p.m. – 1138 East 229 St. Police recovered two guns after two people had been shot, only blocks from the local police station. Responding officers found a male suffering from a bullet wound to the buttocks official reported. A suspect was arrested and authorities recovered a weapon. Later on, a second victim appeared at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital seeking medical assistance. Police were summoned and a second gun was recovered.

48th PCT.

FRI, SEPT. 5th, 8:55 p.m. – 765 East Tremont Ave. Authorities are looking for two Hispanic males. The unknown pair was armed with a handgun when they robbed the Rainbow Shop taking with them twenty-three hundred dollars. None of the occupants were injured.

SAT, SEPT. 6th, 6:25 p.m. – 4417 Third Ave. Emergency worked combined forces to assist the occupants of a residential building. Firefighters and police officers assisted in removing the occupants as emergency medical crews worried about their health. Red Cross workers assisted those who were not permitted to return home as the officials at St. Barnabas Hospital provided temporary shelter after a ceiling collapsed. The incident occurred because of the amount of rainwater on the roof officials indicated of a vacant church that was located in a one-story structure. Thirty occupants were evacuated to the nearby cafeteria at St. Barnabas Hospital. Building Dept. inspectors were summoned and upon examination they deemed four apartments to be unsafe. Two families, six people required assistance from Red Cross workers.

TUES, SEPT. 9th, 4:50 a.m. – East Tremont Ave. and Marmion Ave. Two police officers were injured as they responded to help another police officer that called for assistance. The police car had their lights and siren on besides having a green traffic light, but a motorist failed to give the emergency vehicle the right away. The other vehicle sideswiped the police car. The two police officers were taken to Jacobi Medical Center with neck and back injuries.

49th PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 5:45 p.m. – 1901 Matthews Ave. Authorities were alerted that a 48-year-old man had died. The initial inquiry indicated that the man took his own life.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 9:30 p.m. – 2184 Barnes Ave. The staff at Jacobi Medical Center treated a 47-year-old Asian man. The man had two stab wounds to the stomach area. Detectives are looking for the attacker.

MON, SEPT. 8th, 11:05 p.m. – 3207 Herring Ave. The staff at Jacobi Medical Center assisted a cab driver. The cab driver was stabbed during a robbery near the medical facility. The man was admitted in serious condition to the hospital. Detectives have been assigned to handle the inquiry.

TUES, SEPT. 9th, 11:40 a.m. – 1770 East Gun Hill Rd. Police officers conducted a search for a black male. The man was wearing yellow rain gear when he robbed a local bank. The culprit fled with an unknown amount of money prior to police being summoned.

52nd PCT.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 4:20 p.m. – 2374 University Ave. A search was conducted for a black male who fired a gun. Police were alerted that a gun had been discharged, but no injuries were reported. Responding officers learned that the culprit was wearing a purple sweatshirt and blue jeans. Additional police officers were deployed into the community to help with the search.

WED, SEPT. 3rd, 9:00 p.m. -2564 Creston Ave. A Hispanic male in his 20’s was arrested by under cover police officers. Officers from the Bronx Anti-Crime Unit made the arrest for illegal possession of a semi-automatic pistol.

THURS, SEPT. 4th, 10:35 a.m. – 3510 Webster Ave. Emergency responders came to the aid of two workers. The workers were on the roof of a car dealership replacing a skylight when part of the roof gave way. The partial collapse caused injury to the two workers who were removed from the building and transported to Jacobi Medical Center. They were determined to be suffering from back and neck injuries.

FRI, SEPT. 5th, 5:15 a.m. – East Gun Hill Rd. and Bronx River Parkway. An off duty firefighter was taken into custody being charged with driving while intoxicated. The smoke-eater crashed into the rear of an unmarked police vehicle. The city vehicle then struck a Hispanic male pedestrian. The Latino man who was treated at Jacobi Medical Center suffered a broken leg and a laceration to the head. The accident is under investigation.

FRI, SEPT. 5th, 10:20 a.m. – 3408 Jerome Ave. Additional police officers were dispensed into the Norwood community after a man attempted to rob a local bank. The would-be-thief, a black male, about 30 years old, placed a black bag on the counter while passing a note to a teller. The teller defied the would be thief and gave the man the note back without any money. The man fled empty handed. Police conducted a search of the surrounding communities.

SUN, SEPT. 7th, 3:50 a.m. – 2733 Morris Ave. Two males were shot before police were even notified. Arriving officers found the two victims who were both treated at the scene and removed to St. Barnabas Hospital for additional care. Police officers at the scene looked for evidence and additional information that could assist detectives with the inquiry.

SUN, SEPT. 7th, 9:50 p.m. – Evelyn Pl. and Aqueduct Ave. A 35-year-old back male was taken into custody after he was found in possession of a 40-caliber semi-automatic pistol in addition to a 357-caliber revolver.

MON, SEPT. 8th, 12:10 a.m. – 134 East Moshulo Pkwy. South. Authorities are looking into the death of a 48-year-old black male. The man was found dead, and the medical examiner’s office will determine if the death is suspicious.

TUES, SEPT. 9th, 2:25 p.m. – 99 East 198 St. Police are looking for the culprit who shot another person in the arm. The unidentified male victim arrived at St. Barnabas Hospital suffering from a bullet wound to the right arm. Investigators were busy interviewing possible witnesses as other officers searched for evidence.


MON, SEPT. 8th, 3:00 a.m. – 620 East 137 St. A report of a shooting generated an emergency response. Arriving officers from PSA # 7 and the 40th Pct. found a 16-year-old black boy suffering from a bullet wound to the leg. The teen was admitted to Lincoln Medical Center in stable condition. While back at the crime scene, police recovered a shotgun and additional shells from the lobby of 600 East 137 St, one of the buildings in the Millbrook Houses. The investigation continues.


THURS, SEPT. 4th, 10:29 a.m. – 3520 Webster Ave. Emergency units responded to a reported roof collapse. Upon arrival, firefighters found that a section of the roof of a car dealership located near East Gun Hill Rd. had collapsed. Battalion 15 reported that two workers were injured. They were removed from the danger zone and treated by ambulance crews.

MON, SEPT. 8th, 7:15 p.m. – 1116 Jackson Ave. Firefighters racing toward a reported blaze indicated that flames could be seen dancing out of two windows on the second floor of the three-story dwelling. An additional engine company and ladder company were ordered to respond prior to the chief requesting the transmission of a second alarm. The fire had spread into the adjacent building. Searches were conducted but all the residents had safely evacuated both buildings. Due to the living conditions found in one of the apartments, the operation was prolonged. The fire was declared under control in 65 minutes.

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