Police: Man hospitalized after being shot near Bronx bar

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MOTT HAVEN -

Police are investigating an overnight shooting near a bar in Mott Haven.

Investigators say the 44-year-old left the lounge on Third Avenue around 3 a.m. and walked toward East 138th Street to smoke a cigarette.

He was later seen running back to his original location with several gunshot wounds.

Police say the victim is recovering at Lincoln Hospital. 

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