FedEx imposters allegedly force way into Bronx apartment, shoot man

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, June 13, 2022
Alleged fake FedEx workers shoot Bronx man in chest
The men allegedly wore FedEx uniforms as they pushed their way into the Bronx apartment and shot a man in the chest.

BRONX (WABC) -- Police released video of two men allegedly posing as FedEx workers during a violent, targeted home invasion in the Bronx.

The video shows the men wearing FedEx shirts and carrying a package.

It happened on Wednesday, June 8, at 9:20 a.m. near Willis Avenue and East 135th Street.

Police say they pushed their way inside an apartment, then shot a 23-year-old man in the chest.

Authorities say the victim is a drill rapper who was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

He was also later charged with possession of a gun.

The robbers took off with his cell phone inside a black Nissan Rogue with a rear Connecticut license plate.

The vehicle was last spotted traveling westbound on East 135th Street.

Anyone with information in regard 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 (74782).

ALSO READ | House on Long Island destroyed after massive fire

A house in Hampton Bays was completely destroyed in a fire.


* More Bronx news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts

* Follow us on YouTube