5 hurt in 4 separate shootings in the Bronx

It was a violent Tuesday in the Bronx as police and emergency crews were called to four separate shootings that left five people injured.

All four shootings happened throughout the day Tuesday.

All four shootings happened throughout the day Tuesday. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

THE BRONX - It was a violent Tuesday in the Bronx as police and emergency crews were called to four separate shootings that left five people injured.

Two men were hospitalized after a shooting on Eastburn Avenue at around 6:30 p.m. One victim was shot in the chest and the other was shot in the back. About an hour before that shooting, police say a 20-year-old man was shot on East 153rd Street and Melrose Avenue. The victim was able to take himself to Lincoln Hospital and he is expected to be OK.

Police say a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg at around 8 p.m. on Magenta Avenue. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to be OK.

Earlier on Tuesday, police say a man was shot in the leg on Baychester Avenue at around 6 a.m.

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