WAKEFIELD, the Bronx (PIX11) — Two men were shot, one fatally, at a Wakefield bodega late Sunday, according to authorities.
Zoom Zoom deli and grill on White Plains Road turned into a crime scene after a gunman shot and killed a 24-year-old man in front of the store shortly before midnight, police said. The incident began as a dispute between several men inside the deli, then escalated, according to sources.
The gunman fired at least 12 shots inside and outside the deli, authorities said. The 24-year-old victim was struck in the torso and pronounced dead at an area hospital, officials said. A 42-year-old man was also shot in his leg and is expected to survive.
The victims’ identities hadn’t been released as of Monday evening. The shooting didn’t involve any of the deli workers.
Two male suspects fled the scene after the shooting, officials said. Detailed physical descriptions of the men weren’t available from police.
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