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1 dead, 1 injured in Bronx shooting: police

Posted at 5:17 PM, Nov 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-04 21:03:26-05

MELROSE, the Bronx — A 31-year-old man is dead after being shot in the head and shot in the leg Monday afternoon in the Melrose section of the Bronx.

The shooting took place at 1:40 p.m. A second man, 32, was shot in the leg and taken to an area hospital.

Police say a white Mercedes SUV was involved and that shots emanated from the vehicle. They add that there was a dispute at the location just prior to the shooting, but it is currently unknown what the shooting was over.

The NYPD identified the 31-year-old man as Nelson Irizarry.

No arrests have been made.

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