Woman shot during dispute in the Bronx: police

A man is accused of opening fire during a dispute, striking a woman in her leg.

MORRISANIA, the Bronx — Police are looking for the man accused of opening fire during a dispute in the Bronx early Saturday, striking a woman in the leg.

Shortly after 1 a.m., police said two men got into a dispute in the vicinity of Franklin Avenue and East 168th Street in Morrisania.

The dispute escalated, at which point one of the men displayed a firearm and discharged it, striking a 25-year-old woman in her leg, said police.

She was taken to the hospital for her injury.

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).