Arrest made in Baychester Avenue fatal shooting

An arrest has been made in the murder of a Bronx man who was shot in front of a school on Baychester Avenue. Police say

Police say Jonathan 'Platinum' Jay is facing charges of criminally negligent homicide and attempted criminally negligent homicide.

Police say Jonathan 'Platinum' Jay is facing charges of criminally negligent homicide and attempted criminally negligent homicide. (7/1/16)

THE BRONX - An arrest has been made in the murder of a Bronx man who was shot in front of a school on Baychester Avenue.

Police say Jonathan ‘Platinum’ Jay, 32, is facing charges of criminally negligent homicide and attempted criminally negligent homicide.

According to police, Jay shot 55-year-old Lionel Samuel in the torso, killing him.  Police say he also shot a 54-year-old man in the leg.

The incident happened around 6 a.m. on May 27 in front of Bronx Alliance Middle School and behind Cardinal Spellman High School.

Police believe the victims crashed their vehicle into a tree about a mile away on Bronx Boulevard, while trying to drive to the hospital.

It took police less than a week to identify the suspects wanted.

Police say one of the suspects, Sheldon ‘Slim’ Edmond, is still on the run.

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