Bronx double shooting leaves 1 man dead

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Get the latest on the investigation into a double shooting in the Bronx.

One man died after a double shooting in the Edenwald section the Bronx Friday, then unsuccessfully tried to get to the hospital.

The incident was on Baychester Avenue just before 5:45 a.m.

A 55-year-old man was shot in the torso and pronounced dead at Jacobi Medical Center. Police later identified him as Lionel Samuel of Gunther Avenue in the Bronx.

A 54-year-old man was shot in the leg. He is expected to survive.

The victims had been stopped at a red light when the occupants of a white vehicle opened fire on them and sped away.

They were found in their 2007 Honda, which had crashed into a tree. They were attempting to drive to Montefiore Hospital.

The two were taken to Jacobi.

No arrests were made and the shooting is under investigation.
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