Police: 1 killed, 1 injured in shooting near Crotona Park

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One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Thursday across the street from Crotona Park, police say.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. at 1728 Crotona Parkway East.

News 12 is told that a 22-year-old man was shot in the head. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other victim is a 20-year-old who was shot in the chest.

Police said they were questioning a person of interest in connection with the shooting.

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