Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced To 25 Years to Life in Prison for Fatal 2012 Shooting

BRONX MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR FATAL 2012 SHOOTING Jury Found Defendant Guilty of Second-Degree Murder Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that a Bronx man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 23-year-old man on a Bronx street in 2012. District Attorney Clark said, “The defendant shot and killed the victim, whom he did not know. I hope today’s sentence brings some sense of closure to the victim’s family who lost their loved one seven years ago.” District Attorney Clark said the defendant, Raheem Simon, 29, of 1001 Kelly Street was sentenced today to 25 years to life in prison by Bronx Supreme Court Justice Denis Boyle. A jury found the defendant guilty of second-degree Murder on April 10, 2019. According to the investigation, in the early morning on February 28, 2012, in front of 928 Intervale Avenue, the defendant shot Jared Jones, 23, causing his death. The victim was standing on the sidewalk outside of where a party was taking place when the defendant fired three times, striking Jones twice in the back and once in the head. The victim was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital shortly after the incident. The defendant fled and was arrested on April 14, 2015. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Susanna Imbo, Chief of Trial Bureau 60, and Assistant District Attorney Karl Miller, of the Homicide Bureau, under the supervision of Christine Scaccia, Chief of the Homicide Bureau, and the overall supervision of James Brennan, Deputy Chief of the Trial Division, and Theresa Gottlieb, Chief of the Trial Division. District Attorney Clark thanked her BXDA Detective Investigators, specifically Brian O’Loughlin and John Reilly, for their assistance in the case. District Attorney Clark also thanked Nancy Borko, Deputy Chief of the Homicide Bureau, and Chief Appellate Attorney Peter Coddington, and NYPD Detective Anthony Velez of Bronx Homicide Squad.

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