Police: Suspect in custody in Ogden Ave. shooting

Posted: Updated:

Police say a suspect is in custody and is expected to be charged in connection with a shooting that killed a woman in her Ogden Avenue apartment.

Officers arrived at the scene at 1434 Ogden Ave. just after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. They say a 35-year-old woman was found unconscious with a bullet wound to the chest in a sixth-floor apartment.

The woman was rushed to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and was pronounced dead. Her identity has not yet been released.

Police were questioning a 42-year-old man who reports say may be a correction officer. The Department of Correction says it's "confident that the ongoing investigation will reveal exactly what led to this tragic incident."

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."