Front door of Bronx firehouse, fire truck hit by stray bullet in Mott Haven

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Thursday, July 21, 2022
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A bullet hit the front door of a firehouse in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.

MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) -- A firehouse and fire truck were hit by gunfire when shots rang out on a Bronx street early Thursday.

The gunfire erupted near the firehouse on East 143rd Street in Mott Haven just before 2 a.m.

Authorities say a bullet struck the front door of Engine 60, Ladder 17, Battalion 14.

The windshield of a Ladder 17 truck was also hit.

The shots appear to have been fired at the city-run Mott Haven Houses across the street, where more shell casings were located.

No injuries were reported, and the shooting is under investigation.

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