Man, 23, shot in the Bronx for his sneakers, phone: police sources

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WEST FARMS, the Bronx — A 23-year-old man was shot in the Bronx Thursday night by a group who took his sneakers and phone, police sources said.

The man was shot on Bryant Avenue at Lambert Houses near the Bronx zoo shortly before 7 p.m., officials said. He ran into a nearby bodega for help after he was shot. Clerks at the store let him use a phone to call police.

Police are looking for two men and a woman, an NYPD spokesperson said.

The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital, police said. He’s expected to be OK.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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