2 found fatally shot in burning car in the Bronx

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Thursday, May 19, 2022
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John Del Giorno reports from NewsCopter 7 over the scene in Pellham Bay Parkway.

PELHAM PARKWAY, Bronx (WABC) -- Two people were found dead in a burning car in the Bronx were both fatally shot, and a double murder investigation is now underway.

The victims were found in the car on Shore Road at the Split Rock Golf Course in Pelham Bay Park just after 4:15 a.m. Monday.

The victims were identified as Jesse Parrilla and Nikki Wong.

Parrilla was shot in the head and chest, while Wong was shot in the head and neck.

Further details have not yet been released.

A stretch of Shore Road, through Pelham Bay Park, was closed for the investigation.

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