Man fatally shot during Bronx iPhone robbery

April 19, 2012 8:14:54 AM PDT
A 26-year-old man was fatally shot during an apparent robbery as he walked home through his residential Bronx neighborhood early Thursday.

Police say Hwang Yang was mugged at gunpoint as he walked on West 232nd Street around 12:30 a.m.

During the robbery, Yang was shot once in the torso.

The gunman apparently went through Yang's pockets, found his iPhone and fled, leaving him for dead.

Yang was pronounced dead at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia.

No arrests were immediately made.

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