A Bronx man was arrested in connection to a Soundview shooting that left one man dead and his brother injured.
According to police, at 7:20 p.m. on Aug. 31 officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man shot in front of the Monroe Houses, located at 805 Taylor Avenue. Upon their arrival, cops found 24-year-old Price Tunstall, who had been shot in the head, and another 22-year-old man, who reports say is Tunstall’s brother, who was also shot in the head.
Paramedics rushed both men to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi, where Tunstall was pronounced dead. The 22-year-old is currently listed in critical condition.
At 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, police arrested 26-year-old Kai Johnson, of Lafayette Avenue, and charged him with murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, two counts of assault, two counts of criminal possession of a firearm and four counts of criminal possession of a loaded firearm.
At this time, it is not clear what the motive was behind the shooting was, though a spokesperson for the NYPD stated that both victims have gang affiliations.