1 killed, innocent bystander injured in Bronx shooting

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Monday, August 16, 2021
1 killed, innocent bystander injured in Bronx shooting
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One person was killed and an innocent bystander was injured after a shooting in Mott Haven.

MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx (WABC) -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Bronx that also injured an innocent bystander.

Two men were shot shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday at the corner of East 149th Street and Brook Avenue in Mott Haven.

A 43-year-old man who was shot in the back died.

Another 43-year-old man, who police believe was an innocent bystander was shot in the leg. He is hospitalized in stable condition.

Police are searching for a single gunman.

So far, no arrests have been made.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown.

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