Pennsylvania man fatally shot in the Bronx: police


CROTONA PARK, the Bronx — A man was killed in a Bronx shooting on Monday night, NYPD officials said.

Police responded around 9:15 p.m. to a 911 call of a man shot on Vyse Avenue in the Crotona Park neighborhood, authorities said.

According to police, it is believed a black SUV drove by and someone inside fired multiple rounds, striking the man before fleeing northbound on Vyse Avenue.

Responding officers found the 26-year-old victim at the scene, unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, according to police.

EMS took the wounded man to an area hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

The NYPD on Tuesday identified the victim as Luis Giovanni Colon, and said he resided in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

No arrests had been made as of Tuesday.

The shooting comes the day after off-duty NYPD officers fatally shot a man in the Bronx.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, 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).

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