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Police Hope Tattoos Will Help Identify Bronx Rooftop Murder Victim

Top: Leg. Bottom row from left to right: Torso, hand, arm. (credit: NYPD)

Top: Leg. Bottom row from left to right: Torso, hand, arm. (credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man found in the Bronx Thursday with gunshot wounds to the head and back.

On May 8, police discovered the body of a 20 to 30-year-old white male on the rooftop of a building located at 711 Magenta Street.

EMS responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police are hoping photos of tattoos on the victim’s body will lead to his identity.

So far there have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls will remain strictly confidential.

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