Freddy Polanco charged murder Irvin Payne at Savoy Park Apartments on Lenox Ave

A man has been taken into custody on suspicion of a hit-and-run homicide in Harlem.

Police announced Friday that a 21-year-old male has been arrested in connection with a drive-by killing in Harlem.

On August 19, 2020, Freddy Polanco was arrested and charged with the murder, gun possession, and criminal use of a firearm of 30 year old Irvin Payne.

Police say Payne was shot while standing outside the Savoy Park Apartments on Lenox Ave. when a gunman driving a white car opened fire.

In Yonkers, Polanco was arrested on Thursday.

Payne's family described him as a loving father and devoted family guy, but authorities said he was a member of the Bloods gang and had been arrested 14 times, including for gang violence and robbery, according to reports.

Freddy Polanco charged murder Irvin Payne at Savoy Park Apartments on Lenox Ave
Irvin Payne