1 dead, 1 injured in Bronx shooting: police


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CROTONA, the Bronx — Two men were injured in a shooting in the Bronx Sunday night, police said.

The shooting took place just after 9 p.m. in the Crotona section of the Bronx. Officers found a 37-year-old man with a wound to the chest and a 31-year-old man with a wound to the head.

Both were taken to a hospital, where the 37-year-old was pronounced dead. He has since been identified as Erik Hernandez, a White Plains resident. The 31-year-old remains at the hospital in critical condition, authorities told PIX11 News.

There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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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