SHOOTING AT W. 183RD STREET AND LORING PLACE
According to police, on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:08 p.m., 52nd Precinct police
offi cers at W. 183rd Street and Loring Place observed a masked man running in their
direction while carrying a backpack. As one of the police offi cers approached the
suspect, Edwin Castillo-Concepcion, a 37-year-old Foxhurst resident, allegedly produced
a fi rearm and shot at the police offi cer. Police chased after Castillo-Concepcion
while exchanging gunfi re. During the incident, a female bystander was struck
by a single round in her stomach and a 12-year-old female was struck by bullet
fragments in her leg. She was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition.
The 12-year-old victim was transported to Bronx Lebanon Hospital in stable condition.
Castillo-Concepcion was shot once in his neck and once in the foot, and was
arrested. A fi rearm was recovered at the scene, as he was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital
in stable condition. He has been charged with two counts of attempted murder
and two counts criminal possession of a weapon. The two police offi cers were unharmed,
but taken to Jacobi Hospital for observation. Police reviewed surveillance
footage showing the suspect allegedly committing a drug rip-off in the lobby of 98
W. 183rd Street. The footage showed the suspect fi ring his gun at the individuals who
had the narcotics. A backpack containing what appeared to be a brick of narcotics
was recovered when Castillo-Concepcion was arrested at 152 E. Fordham Road.
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BRONX TIMES REPORTER, D 10 ECEMBER 14-20, 2018 BTR
Thursday, November 22 at 12:24 p.m. --
Cops took a report of grand larceny that happened
in front of 2015 University Avenue. An unidentifi ed
man gained entry to an unlocked and unsecured
car. Property was taken from the vehicle before
the individual fl ed on foot towards West 180th
Street. He is described as a black man who was
last seen wearing gray pants, a blue hooded coat
and white sneakers.
Sunday, December 9 at 12:47 a.m. -- Police
responded to a 911 call of a stabbing at 54 E. 176th
Street. When they got to the scene, they found a
45-year-old man with a stab wound to his torso.
EMS also responded and took the man to Bronx
Lebanon Hospital, where he was pronounced
dead. A homicide investigation is ongoing.
Saturday, December 1 at 9:50 p.m. -- Cops
received a report of an assault in front of 4718
White Plains Road. The victim, a 75-year-old man,
was approached by an unidentifi ed man who engaged
him in conversation. The man then punched
the victim in the face, and the victim fell to the
ground. The individual fl ed on foot and the victim
was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he was
treated and then released. The person wanted for
questioning is described as a Hispanic man in his
twenties with a thin build. He was last seen wearing
a tan jacket and black pants.
Thursday, November 15 at 11 p.m. -- Police
received a report of a burglary near Cedar Avenue
and West Fordham Road. A black man with
a salt and pepper goatee forced opened a basement
door and took 17 hand tools before fleeing
the building. He was last seen wearing a black
knit cap, a dark colored coat, a green shirt, dark
Police in the 46th Precinct wish to interview
this individual in connection with an incident
on Thursday, November 22.
colored pants and black shoes.
Monday, December 10 at 5:58 p.m. -- Cops
are investigating a pedestrian death that has been
classified a homicide. Police from the precinct responded
to a report concerning a vehicle collision
near Bainbridge Avenue and East 194th Street. A
2009 Ford E-250 ambulette was heading northbound
on Bainbridge Avenue when a 19-year-old
man emerged from between two parked cars and
was struck. EMS took the man to St. Barnabas
Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The
ambulette driver remained on the scene. The investigation
Cops in the 52nd Precinct are looking to interview this indidviual concerning a Thursday,
November 15 incident.