BRONX, NY. (THECOUNT) — Shaquan Wilson, of The Bronx, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Friday night fatal shooting in Bronx County.

Wilson, 21, was shot dead near The Bronx Friday night.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in area of 1741 Randall Avenue in The Bronx around 10:40 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, Wilson was found suffering from apparent gunshot injuries.

The suspect was described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants with a white stripe on the side, black sneakers and a white face mask.

Wilson was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead fo gunshot injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.


Geo quick facts: The Bronx is a borough of New York City. It’s known for Yankee Stadium, the home field of the New York Yankees baseball team. Dating from 1899, the vast Bronx Zoo houses hundreds of species of animals. Nearby, the sprawling New York Botanical Garden features a landmark greenhouse with rainforest and cactus displays. By the Hudson River, Wave Hill is a landscaped public garden with wooded paths and a cultural center – wikipedia.