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Triple shooting in the Bronx leaves 1 dead: police

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — One person is dead after a triple shooting in the Wakefield section of the Bronx Saturday, according to police.

Police responded at about 9:08 p.m. to a reported assault on Richardson Avenue near Nereid Avenue and discovered three people shot. According to NYPD officials, one man, 21, had a gunshot wound to the back; one woman, 47, was shot in the shoulder; another man, 47, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck.

The 21-year-old male was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead, cops said. The other two victims are currently being treated at a hospital and their conditions are unknown.

Police said there are no arrests at this time.

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