WANTED: Homicide (Bronx)

****UPDATED 02/11/18 ****

The New York City Police Department is also asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following known individual wanted for questioning regarding the homicide below.

Individual being sought:

  • Henley, Carl
  • 34 year old male Black
  • 1421 University Avenue
  • Bronx NY

The individual is described as being 5’11” tall and 230 lbs.

Photo of the wanted individual is attached.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

 Deceased:

  • Batties, Melvin
  • 33-year-old male
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Family has been notified.

 

On Tuesday January 16, 2018 at approximately 7:08 p.m. police responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 150 West 174 Street, within the confines of the 46 Precinct. Upon arrival officers found an unconscious and unresponsive 33-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck. EMS also responded to the scene and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation is active and ongoing.