NYPD investigating 2 homicides in the Bronx

Police are investigating two homicides in the Bronx as the holiday weekend gets underway. Anyone with any information on either shooting is asked to call

Suspects in both homicides are still on the loose.

Suspects in both homicides are still on the loose. (5/25/13)

THE BRONX - Police are investigating two homicides in the Bronx as the holiday weekend gets underway.

Last night at around 7:40 p.m., police say they found a 28-year-old man shot in the torso on the corner of West Burnside and Andrews Avenue. Emergency crews took the unidentified victim to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A witness says she saw a group of eight or nine men arguing before she heard gunshots.

Police are also looking for 25-year-old Jamie DeJesus, who they say shot Alex Rodriguez in the head last Thursday. Rodriguez was shot on Tiebout Avenue and was put on life support, but died a few days later.

Anyone with information on either homicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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