Jameik Bishop, 18, Slain in Ambush Shooting

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

An-18-year old Bronx boy was fatally shot in an ambush attack on the stoop of his Wakefield home Saturday, authorities said.

A still unidentified shooter wounded Jameik Bishop in his face, chest and shoulder while outside his East 225th Street home about 11 p.m.

Bishop was rushed to Jacobi Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.