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Man arrested, charged in 2009 Bronx homicide: officials

Posted at 11:25 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 11:50:23-05

THE BRONX — A man has been arrested pursuant to an ongoing investigation regarding the homicide of a 17-year-old in the Bronx, police said.

The case dates back to June 5, 2009. At approximately, 12:17 p.m. police got a report of a male shot at Tiffany Avenue and East 165 Street. Upon arrival, the victim was found unconscious and unresponsive after being shot once in the leg by two men who fled the scene to an unknown location.

The victim was removed to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead just over an hour later.

Johnny Nunez-Garcia, 28, of the Bronx, has been charged with one count of murder in aid of racketeering, and aiding and abetting murder in aid of racketeering, according to the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York

Editor’s Note: Officials initially provided erroneous information that was initially reported, and has since been removed from the story.