NYPD: Two people found dead in Morris Heights shooting incident

Police are investigating the possibility of a murder-suicide at this time.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2024, 8:27 PM

Updated 19 days ago


A man and woman were found fatally shot in Morris Heights Thursday afternoon, according to the NYPD.
Police say that the shooting took place just after 1:30 p.m. The two victims were discovered with gunshot wounds to their heads inside the building at 1967 Davidson Avenue.
No arrests have been made. There is no word on the relationship between the two victims at this time.
Police say the male victim is 24-year-old Monroe Tillman.
The female victim is 22-year-old Emely Morales. Both of their residencies are listed by the NYPD as 1697 Davidson Avenue, where they were both discovered.
Nearby residents were in shock about the incident.
"I wouldn't even imagine something like this happening, and I feel bad for... both families," said neighbor Greta Love.
Law enforcement sources tell News 12 that they are investigating the possibility of a murder-suicide.

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