7 people shot in just over one hour in Bronx and Brooklyn

Monday, December 12, 2016 08:38AM
Dray Clark reports on a violent night of shootings in New York City.


MOUNT HOPE, Bronx - It was a violent night across New York City, as seven people were shot in just over an hour Sunday night in Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Just after 7 p.m., 41-year-old Jose Morales and another man were shot during an argument on the corner of East 175th Street and Weeks Avenue in Mount Hope, the Bronx.

Morales was shot once in the head and died on the scene. A 25-year-old man was shot the jaw, right eye and torso. He is in critical condition at St. Barnabas Hospital.

A gunman, described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, wearing a black jacket, fled on foot east on Weeks Avenue.

Just before 7:30 p.m., a 21-year-old woman was shot in the leg as she stood at a bus stop on the corner of West Kingsbridge Road and University Avenue in Fordham Manor, the Bronx.

She was taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition. The shooting is believed to have stemmed from an earlier fight. A group of teens fled in a silver minivan.

At around 6:20 p.m., four men were shot during a fight at a building on Knickerbocker Avenue, at Jefferson Street, in Brooklyn.

A 65-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg. They went to Elmhurst Hospital.

A 32-year-old man was shot in the arm and taken to Kings County Hospital.

A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Kings County Hospital. None of the injuries were life threatening.

Three men fled the scene in a gray minivan.

There have been no arrests in any of the shootings.
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