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Person of interest sought after Alabama man dies in Bronx street fight

Posted: 12:55 PM, Jun 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-23 13:41:30-04

The BRONX — Police are looking to identify a person of interest after an Alabama man died during a fight in a Bronx street earlier this month.

Police are looking for a person of interest after an Alabama man died during a fight in a Bronx street.

Authorities responded to a fight in progress in near East 169 Street and Prospect Avenue in the Bronx on June 16.

When they arrived, officers found 40-year-old Troy Scott laying on the street, unconscious and unresponsive, police said.

He was taken to Lincoln Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Sources say he had a deep cut in his head.

The person of interest is described to be a man, 5-feet 7-inches and was seen fleeing in a red vehicle south on Prospect Avenue.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).