Residents concerned about rec center safety

THE BRONX - Residents say they are growing concerned about safety inside Bronx recreation centers after a fatal shooting this week.

Police say 37-year-old Derrick Cochran was shot following a dispute over a basketball game inside the West Bronx Recreational Center on Jesup Avenue.

Park advocates say there should be security at gyms to avoid such situations.

BX man shot and killed on Jesup Avenue

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