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49-year-old man fatally shot in the Bronx, suspect on the loose: police

Posted at 10:14 AM, Jul 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-14 16:21:26-04

Jose Quinones is being sought by police for allegedly shooting Juan Flores (NYPD)

JEROME PARK, the Bronx — A 49-year-old man was fatally shot inside a Bronx apartment Saturday.

Authorities responded to a call at about 7:24 a.m. about a man shot in the vicinity of Webb and Reservoir Avenues.

When they arrived, officers found 49-year-old Juan Flores unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the back, police said.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are asking the public’s assistance in locating 49-year-old Jose Quinones, who they suspect was involved in the fatal shooting.

He was last seen fleeing the scene in a black hat, red jersey and black sneakers.

Surveillance video shows Quinones walking in the lobby of the incident location.

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