Father killed while walking with teenage son in Bronx

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

BEDFORD PARK, Bronx (WABC) -- Police responded to the scene of a deadly double shooting in the Bronx on Tuesday night.

A father was shot and killed while walking with his teenage son in front of an apartment building in Bedford Park, authorities say.

Police identified the victim as 39-year-old Pedro Sanchez Almonte.

Police say a gunman on a bicycle approached the man's 14-year-old son about a possible gang-related dispute and opened fire.

A 25-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in the head. Police say he appears to be an innocent bystander.