Man in Hunts Point shot while sitting in van

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

HUNTS POINT, Bronx (WABC) -- A man shot while sitting in a minivan in the Bronx Wednesday morning remains in critical condition.

Just before 6 a.m., the victim, a 37-year-old man, was sitting with a woman in the Chrysler minivan, parked in front of the Lucky Brothers Deli on Faile Street in Hunts Point.

According to the New York City Police Department, when she got out of the vehicle, two men came up and opened fire.

A man in a black hooded sweatshirt came to the driver's side window and a man in a red-hooded sweatshirt walked up to the passenger's side window, police said.

One opened fire, striking the driver in the neck. Five .45 caliber shell casings have been recovered.

The victim was rushed to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition.

The two men fled the scene. No arrests have been made.