5 injured in Bronx park shooting: police

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A view from above Claremont Park, near the McDonald’s on Webster Avenue, where five people were shot, one fatally, on May 15, 2021, police said. (Credit: Citizen App)

CLAREMONT, the Bronx — Five people were injured in a shooting at a Bronx park Saturday night, according to police.

The incident happened at 9:07 p.m. in Claremont Park behind a McDonald’s on Webster Avenue, police said. There was no immediate information on how the scene unfolded.

Four of the victims walked into Bronx Lebanon Hospital, about a half mile away.

A fifth victim was treated on the scene police said. They were then transported to the hospital, according to the FDNY. Their condition was unknown.

No arrests have been made.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Editor’s Note: Police initially said the shooting took place at the McDonald’s on Webster Avenue, but later corrected to say the incident happened in neighboring Claremont Park.

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