YONKERS, N.Y. - Yonkers police are seeking the community’s assistance in tracking down a shooter that left a local teenager dead.
Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Yonkers Police Department’s Communications Division received a call from St. Joseph’s Medical Center alerting them that a 19-year-old victim had been dropped off at the Emergency Room with a gunshot wound.
After being treated, the victim, later identified as Elias Flores, was pronounced dead less than a half hour later.
According to police, the shooting may have occurred in the Nodine Hill neighborhood in the city. The person that dropped Flores off remains unidentified.
Detectives are asking for the community’s support as the investigation continues. Anyone with information can contract them confidentially at (914) 377-7724. Tips can also be sent by texting the word ypd plus the tip to 847411 or downloading the Yonkers PD Tips application on smartphones.