Samuel Backmon dead: Samuel Backmon cause of death – obituary – tributes
- Date of death: August 10, 2020
- Age: 20 year old
- Cause of death: sgunshot injuries to the head and leg
How did Samuel Backmon die?
20-year-old man shot in the head in the Bronx has died after clinging to life for more than a year, police said Thursday.
Samuel Backmon was shot in the head and leg outside a NYCHA apartment building on Hoe Ave. near E. 172nd St. in Crotona Park East about 4 a.m. July 5, 2019, officials said.
According to a report from Bronx News 12 at the time, Backmon was discovered bleeding on the sidewalk by a passerby after a late-night July 4 barbecue and fireworks.
Backmon, who lived just up the block from where he was shot, was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition.
He held on for more than a year before dying Monday, cops said.
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