Yonkers man faces murder charges for 2022 upper Manhattan shooting

Authorities say Erni Garcia, of Manhattan, was found with a gunshot wound in the chest in front of a building in July of 2022.

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2024, 1:15 PM

Updated 59 days ago

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A Yonkers man is facing murder charges for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old in upper Manhattan.
Authorities say Erni Garcia, of Manhattan, was found with a gunshot wound in the chest in front of a building in July of 2022. He was hospitalized and pronounced dead.
Juan Peguero was arrested Thursday, according to the NYPD. Police have not yet released a motive for the shooting.


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