Reward Offered For Information on Homicide Suspect (NYSCS Case #2020-109)

Cash reward up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the following fatal shooting. 

Homicide victim Omaro Ellis
Homicide victim Omaro Ellis

On July 30, 2020, at about 12:00-12:30 AM, 18-year-old male Mount Vernon resident Omaro Ellis, pictured above, was fatally shot on South 8th Avenue.

When Mount Vernon police officers arrived at the scene, the victim was not present. A canvass confirmed that the victim’s friends had taken him to the Mount Vernon Hospital emergency department. He was later transferred to the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Any information, however insignificant it may seem, could help. Please call the NYS Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477).