Teenager Killed in South Yonkers

Yonkers Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Cliff Street

​2021-07-18 @1100; Preliminary information subject to change:

Yonkers, NY – Just after 9:00PM on July 17, 2021, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to the area of 53 Cliff Street in the confines of the 3rd Precinct on a report of shots fired. Responding officers located a victim at that location with an apparently fatal gunshot wound. The area was cordoned off as units initiated a criminal investigation.

Detectives from the Major Case Squad, Crime Scene Unit, and Digital Forensics Unit are currently continuing that investigation. No arrests have been made at this time. The victim is identified as an 18-year-old resident of the State of North Carolina. The investigation is ongoing at this time and more information may be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Yonkers Police Detective Division at (914) 377-7724 – all calls will remain confidential. 100% anonymous tips can be sent by texting the key word YPD plus the tip to 847411. Anonymous tips can also be sent to us directly through the Yonkers PD Tips app which can be downloaded for free to any Apple or Android device.

Media Contact:
Sergeant Frank DiDomizio
Office of the Police Commissioner
(914) 377-6923


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