Police: Man fatally shot by robbers

June 4, 2008 5:36:59 PM PDT
Police say an intoxicated man drinking outside his Mott Haven, Bronx, apartment building was fatally shot by two robbers.Authorities say 34-year-old Melvin Wynn was accosted while drinking alcohol outside 355 East 143rd Street at around 12:40 a.m. according to authorities.

Two men allegedly walked up to Wynn and his two friends, another man and a woman, and demanded money.

Wynn reportedly told the two suspects, "I ain't giving you s--t." The alleged suspects answered by opening fire, shooting Wynn once in the head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two suspects reportedly ran into the nearby apartment complex, where they robbed a person in the lobby, according to cops. That victim was not injured.

The muggers then fled the scene. No arrests were immediately made.


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