FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 21, 2022
Several People Shot While Attending A Vigil
Four people were shot in an incident that occurred on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at approx. 9:25 PM in the area of 333 South 8th Ave.
At approximately 9:25 PM, on Tuesday, September 25th, 2022, Mount Vernon Police responded to the area of 333 South 8th Avenue on a report of multiple people shot. When officers arrived on the scene, they located four victims suffering from gunshot wounds. All victims were transported to Jacobi Hospital for treatment. At this time one victim is listed in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head, and the other three victims are all listed in stable condition after suffering non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. All four victims reside in New York City and their identities are being withheld at this time.
Mount Vernon Police Detectives are investigating this incident with the assistance of the FBI Westchester Safe Streets Task Force and Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center.
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.
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