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CONCOURSE, the Bronx– A man was found shot to death in a car near the Bronx Supreme Criminal Court, police said Tuesday.

Authorities received a call of a male shot in front of  265 E. 161 St. on Monday around 7:35 p.m.

When police arrived, they found Lee McClendon, 46, of the Bronx, unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to his neck inside a car with running windshield wipers.

McClendon was sitting in his car  when he was approached by a bicyclist. The bicyclist then fired several shots into the car, striking the 45-year-old victim, police said.

McClendon was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made at this time. Police have not determined a motive.

Police are looking for a man in his 20s.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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