Yonkers shooting leaves 1 man dead, another wounded

Westchester County news from Eyewitness News

December 28, 2013 8:54:16 AM PST
Police in Yonkers say a shooting Friday night left one man dead and another injured.

At about 10:15 p.m., police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Highland Avenue and Jackson Street.

They found a 38-year old Yonkers resident unresponsive inside a locked parked car. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital and pronounced dead. The victim's name has not yet been released.

A second man, a 28-year old Florida resident, had a small laceration to his head, possibly caused by a bullet.

He was treated at a local hospital and released.

Police say their investigation revealed that both men were attending a candlelight vigil for a man recently killed in a motorcycle accident in Queens.

Several shots were fired, but it is unclear whether the two were being targeted.

Anyone who has any information about the case is asked to call the Detective Division at 914-377-7724, all calls will remain confidential. Anonymous texts can also be sent to the Yonkers Police Department tip411 program by texting ypd plus the anonymous tip to 847411.