Photo Released Of Person Of Interest In Bronx Slaying

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has released a photograph of a man wanted for questioning regarding a murder in the Bronx.

Police say around 8 p.m. Monday evening, 25-year-old Elijah Smith fled the scene of a deadly shooting in Williamsbridge.

Investigators they say they found 34-year-old Akil Duro with a gunshot wound to his torso inside his home on East 219th Street.

He died Wednesday at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.

Anyone with information in regards 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 (74682). 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.

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