Witnesses: Man shot in Hunts Point drive-by

Witnesses say a man was shot on a street corner just after midnight in Hunts Point. (6/1/14)

THE BRONX - Witnesses say a man was shot on a street corner just after midnight in Hunts Point.

It happened on at the corner of Beck and Longwood avenues, outside of a 24-hour deli.

An employee at the deli says a group of people had gathered on the corner when a car drove by and shot one of the men. He collapsed at the next corner, at Kelly Street and Longwood.

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Police say the victim was shot in the back and was taken to Lincoln Hospital.

Police have not yet released information about the suspect or the possible car that the suspect may have been in.

 

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