NYPD: Man fatally shot near school in E. Tremont
Police say a shooting right outside a Prospect Avenue playground left a young man dead.
It happened near 754 E. 181 St. just after 5 p.m., according to authorities, where a pile of bloody clothes remained into the evening inside an area cordoned off with police tape.
Witnesses say they heard four or five gunshots, and responding officers found a 19-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive.
EMS transported him to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The name of the victim was being withheld pending notification of his family.