THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) — A man was shot to death at a Bronx smoke shop early Wednesday morning, police said.
Officers discovered the 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his head around 12:25 a.m. inside a smoke shop located at 251 East Tremont Ave., according to the NYPD. First responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Officers have apprehended a person of interest but no arrests have yet been made. The investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Charline Charles is a digital journalist from Brooklyn who has covered local news along with culture and arts in the New York City area since 2019. She joined PIX11 News in 2022. See more of her work here.