NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for the suspect in a deadly shooting in the Bronx.
It happened on Aug. 7 in the Highbridge section.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
According to police, officers were sent to Anderson Avenue near West 164th Street around 11:10 p.m. for a report of shots fired.
When they arrived, they found 35-year-old Shakeinne Jones, who had been shot in the back of the head and the arm.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
He was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries on Aug. 9.
Police say investigators learned Jones had been involved in a fight with 35-year-old Ishmael Simmons, who allegedly shot at Jones multiple times.MORE NEWS: Parents Of Immunocompromised Girl Say Long Island School District Refused Requests For Adequate Remote Option
Anyone who sees Simmons or has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.