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Police: Man fatally shot in the head in Morrisania

A man was fatally shot in the head in the Morrisania neighborhood of the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2022, 9:50 AM

Updated 813 days ago

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A man was found fatally shot Thursday evening in Morrisania, police say.
The incident took place outside of 1292 Washington Avenue near East 169th Street just before 8 p.m. Officers found the 37-year-old victim, Bronx resident John Melville, with a gunshot wound to his head.
The victim was transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital before being pronounced dead.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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