21-year-old man found shot, killed in the backyard of Bronx home

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
21-year-old found shot, killed in the Bronx
Police are investigating a homicide after a 21-year-old man was found shot and killed in the backyard of a home in the Bronx.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the backyard of a home in the Bronx Wednesday night.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. on Pratt Avenue.

Police said the victim, identified as Nicholas Lewis, was shot one time in the chest.

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He was transported to Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead around 9:30 p.m.

Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

There are no arrests, and the investigation is ongoing.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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