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2 sought in shooting at Bronx basketball court

Posted: 7:51 AM, May 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-16 18:12:15-04

FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — Police are looking for the two men wanted in connection to a double shooting at a Bronx basketball court Wednesday.

Police are searching for the two males (pictured) wanted in connection to a shooting at a Bronx basketball court.

Two males entered the Walton Park at the corner of Walton Avenue and East 181 Street around 7 p.m., police said.

One of them brandished a firearm and shot at the people near the basketball courts numerous times, cops said.

When they arrived, police found a 16-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his foot and a 47-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his forearm.

Both victims were taken to New York Presbyterian-The Allen Hospital for their injuries.

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