Man, gunman injured in Bronx subway shooting after botched robbery; gunman arrested: police


FORDHAM, the Bronx — Two people are injured and a gunman is in custody in a shooting at a subway station in the Bronx Saturday, police said.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. at the 183rd Street station in the Fordham section of the Bronx. A 40-year-old man was standing at the station when a 21-year-old man approached him with a firearm and demanded his property. The 40-year-old man refused and a struggle ensued.

The 21-year-old’s gun went off and injured both himself and the victim were shot.

The condition of the two men is still pending. The shooter was taken into custody. Police are still investigating.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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