A person discovered lifeless on a Bronx sidewalk had been shot within the head at practically point-blank vary, police sources mentioned Saturday.
The sufferer, recognized by sources as Teddy Gibson, was discovered Thursday sprawled out on the concrete close to the nook of Truxton St. and Worthen St. within the Hunts Level part of the Bronx about 10:20 p.m.
The 38-year-old Hamilton Heights resident died on the scene.
“Seems like somebody actually wished him lifeless,” mentioned a police supply, referring to the execution-style shot.
There have been apparently no witnesses to the capturing, sources mentioned. Somebody known as 911 after the sufferer was discovered on the bottom.
No arrests have been made.
Detectives spent Saturday canvassing the streets close to the place Gibson was discovered within the hope of recovering video footage that might make clear the killing.
Gibson’s dying was the third slaying within the 41st Precinct this 12 months. Eight homicides had been reported within the precinct final 12 months, cops mentioned.