Police: 1 dead in shooting in Morrisania

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MORRISANIA -

Police say one person is dead following a shooting in Morrisania Saturday evening.

They say the incident happened just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of Jennings Street and Prospect Avenue.

Police say when officers arrived, they found the victim with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

News 12 is told police are looking for a suspect described as being 5'5" with an afro and jeans, who was seen fleeing the scene on Prospect Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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