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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Man Shot in the Area of South 8th Avenue and West 4th Street on March 23, 2023


Mount Vernon Man Shot


Contact:  Office of the Police Commissioner 914-665-2520

Mount Vernon Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured.

At around 6:15 PM on Thursday, March 23, 2023 Mount Vernon Police responded to the area of 107 West 4th St, on a report of shots fired with a person struck.  Upon arrival officers located a male, later identified as 20-year-old, Jaheim Vassel, of Mount Vernon, suffering from a gun shot wound to his leg.  Mr. Vassel was transported to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a complete recovery.  

Mount Vernon Detectives are investigating the incident.  No arrests have been made in connection with this incident at this time.

Mount Vernon Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the MVPD Detective Division at 914-665-2510, all calls will be kept confidential.  You can also submit an anonymous tip via our “Text-A-Tip” by texting “MVPD” and your tip to 847411. You can also anonymously send information by utilizing the “Mount Vernon PD” app, available in the Google Play and Apple store.  

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