YONKERS, NY, July 27, 2010 — On Monday July 26, 2010 at approximately 3:20 p.m., three males accosted a 26 year old male in the lobby of 26 Randolph Street. According to the victim, the males placed a gun to the victims head and demanded that he take them to his apartment. The victim, afraid for his safety allowed the males entry to his apartment, at which time they ransacked several rooms. These males removed approximately $9,000.00 in U.S. Currency, two cell phones and assorted jewelry. The suspects then tied the victim to a radiator in a rear bedroom and fled the scene. The victim suffered minor injuries and he refused medical attention. It is unknown if these males fled in a vehicle or on foot from the scene.
A short time later Officers from the 3rd Precinct responded to the area of Radford Street and South Broadway on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival witnesses at the scene advised them that a male in grey or silver Jeep pulled up next to a blue Ford Excursion and opened fire on the occupants. The Ford Excursion fled the scene with the Jeep following. Upon reaching the area of Lawrence St. and South Broadway the driver of the Excursion crashed into six parked vehicles, mounted the sidewalk, and came to a stop. The occupants of the Excursion fled the scene on foot. It is unknown at this time if any of these males were injured. The driver of the Jeep fled the scene. Spent shell casings were recovered on Radford Street in the area of the shooting. At this time, there are no reported injuries from the shooting. Detectives conducted an investigation and a short time later the Jeep was recovered and the driver was located. The driver of the Jeep, later identified as Enrique Colon DOB 10/14/83 of 26 Randolph Street, was booked for Reckless Endangerment 1st degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree. A 9mm handgun used in the shooting was recovered by the Detective Division.
The Detective Division is actively investigating both of these incidents and both incidents are believed to be related at this time. There were many people walking and driving in the area during this time frame, and the Department is asking the public to come forward with any information they may have. Information will remain strictly confidential.
Any one with information should call the Yonkers Police Department Detective Division at 377-7725.