FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JUNE 27, 2022
Mount Vernon Man Shot Early Monday Morning
A Mount Vernon man was shot early Monday morning inside of an illegal social club. At approximately 1:30 AM on Monday June 27, 2022, Mount Vernon Police Officers responded to the Emergency Room of Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital for a report of gun shot victim.
Upon arrival officers discovered 32 year old, Anthony Reese, of Mount Vernon, suffering from a single gunshot wound to his left upper leg. Reese told responding officers that he had been inside 133 South 4th Avenue, Mangoville, in the basement when he was shot. Detectives and Patrol Officers responded to Mangoville, which was locked on their arrival, however staff inside ultimately opened the door. When officers responded to the basement of the location they discovered what appeared to be an illegal social club, complete with a bar and seating.
At this point there are no suspects and no witnesses have come forward. Mount Vernon Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the MVPD Detective Division at 914-665-2510, all calls will be kept confidential. You can also submit an anonymous tip via our “Text-A-Tip” by texting “MVPD” and your tip to 847411.