Update: Youth charged with murder after shooting of 17 year old on Washington Avenue in New Rochelle


The weapon recovered from the alleged suspect in the murder. The pistol has no serial number and is considered a “ghost gun,’ police said.

A 16-year-old male was charged with second degree murder and second degree criminal possession of a weapon by New Rochelle Police after a 17 year old male died Tuesday from multiple gunshot wounds received during an afternoon incident at Washington Avenue and Fourth Street.

The New Rochelle Police Department disclosed the victim was Julian Oliveros of New Rochelle. The suspect, also of New Rochelle, was not be named due to state juvenile laws.

With immediate information on a suspect, “New Rochelle detectives were able to locate and arrest a 16-year-old male suspect near Glen Place and Beechwood Avenue, who was found to be in possession of a 9mm semi-automatic handgun,” said the New Rochelle Police in a press release Wednesday.

A call was received at 3:38 p.m. reporting a shooting that had just occurred at Washington and Fourth, police said. “Upon arrival, officers located a 17-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds,” said police. “Officers administered first aid, and the victim was transported to a hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and succumbed to his injuries.”

The investigation remains active.

The City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Police offered their condolences to the family of the victim, the statement said.