Police: 2 men killed in separate shootings overnight in the Bronx

A man is dead following a shooting at the Jackson Houses early Saturday, police say.

News 12 Staff

Sep 12, 2020, 11:31 AM

Updated 1,351 days ago


Two people are dead and three others are injured after a series of overnight shootings in the Bronx, investigators say.

Police tell News 12 they found two men shot at the Jackson Houses on Park Avenue in Melrose around 1:30 a.m. The first victim, a 23-year-old man, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS.

The second victim in that incident, a 26-year-old man, was shot in the groin. He is in stable condition after being treated at Lincoln Medical Center.

A 25-year-old man was also shot in Tremont less than an hour after the Jackson Houses shooting, investigators say. That man was shot in the torso on East 176th Street.

Police tell News 12 that the victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he died.

Police also say A 32-year-old man was shot in the left leg in Mott Haven. News 12 is told that the man got into a fight with another man when the suspect pulled out a gun and started firing.

That victim was taken to Lincoln Medical Center and is expected to be OK.

Investigators say another round of shots were fired at the Paterson Houses. Police say a 39-year-old man was shot in the groin after getting into an argument there.

That victim is also expected to be OK after receiving treatment.
No arrests have been made in any of those cases.

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