Police: 1 dead, another injured in Tremont shooting

Police say they responded to a 911 call reporting the shooting of a man at the intersection of East 179th Street and Mapes Avenue just after 3 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2023, 12:04 PM

Updated 446 days ago

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Police say one man was killed and another was injured in a shooting that occurred in Tremont Saturday morning.
Police say they responded to a 911 call reporting the shooting of a man at the intersection of East 179th Street and Mapes Avenue just after 3 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers say they found a 34-year-old man with gunshot wounds all over his body. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The NYPD says a 33-year-old man was also shot in the arm. He is recovering in a hospital and expected to be OK, according to police.
Authorities have yet to confirm the identity of either victim. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to contact 1-800-577-TIPS.


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