Bronx shooting leaves 1 dead, bystander hurt; 2 arrested

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Sunday, April 4, 2021
Gun battle leads to police-involved shooting in the Bronx
An investigation is underway after a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

CONCOURSE VILLAGE, The Bronx (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a gun battle led to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

Police say three officers heard shots being fired on East 165 Street in Concourse Village just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Moments later, officials say two men began discharging a firearm at a third man, who was fleeing, and running towards the officers.

The gunmen then fled westbound on 166th St and north on College Ave, where they encountered two officers. The gunmen then tossed their firearms under a car, and were taken into custody.

Officials say one gunman was injured, and was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he is in stable condition. Another gunman was struck numerous times, and later died.

An innocent bystander was injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital to undergo surgery.

The motive of the shooting is unknown.

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