Price Tunstall And Malik Tunstall Bio/Wiki
According to police and sources, a man named Price Tunstall was shot and killed outside a Bronx public housing project on Tuesday night, one of at least six shootings in the Big Apple that night.
According to police and reports, the two suspected gang-member brothers were shot in the head in front of a building at NYCHA’s Monroe Houses in Soundview at around 7:20 p.m.
Authorities stated Price Tunstall was transferred to Jacobi Medical Center and pronounced deceased.
According to police and reports, his brother, Malik Tunstall, was transferred to the same hospital in critical condition.
Price Tunstall was 24 years old And Malik Tunstall is 22 years old.
According to authorities, the brothers were sitting on a bench in front of their Monroe Houses building on Taylor Ave. when Johnson, 26, approached and shot them both in the head.
One eyewitness contacted the New York Daily News about the incident. The witness said, “They were sitting on the bench in front of the building, just chilling like us,”
“He walked up on them and shot point-blank. It was like he did it before. It was a hit.”
Authorities said Johnson, who lives about six streets away, was spotted stuffing the rifle into a shopping bag and sprinting toward Lafayette Ave. After a search of the area, cops apprehended him inside his residence, according to officials.
At Jacobi Medical Center, Price Tunstall passed away.
His younger brother’s condition remained critical on Wednesday.
Federal authorities indicted the siblings and nine other suspected Monroe Houses Crew members in January 2020, accusing them of being members of a violent gang that peddled crack cocaine at the Soundview complex and targeted rival gang members with weapons and knives.
As their case progressed through Manhattan Federal Court, both were released on bond with ankle tracking devices.
Johnson, who is said to be a member of a rival gang, was charged with murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, assault, and weapons possession. On Wednesday, he was scheduled to be arraigned in Bronx Criminal Court.
Johnson was sentenced to four years in prison in 2016 after being convicted of attempted murder in the Bronx.
According to California Department of Correction records, he was released from jail last year and is on parole until 2025. Dermot Shea, the commissioner of the New York City Police Department, told PIX11 News on Wednesday morning, “Last night in the Bronx there was a terrible shooting,”
“Two brothers were shot. (The shooter) was just paroled for another shooting.”
He added, “The cycle of violence of guns, gangs and no consequences is what needs to be interrupted,”