Suspect arrested, charged in Bronx shooting that killed man: police


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FOXHURST, the Bronx — A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in the Bronx in mid-June, police said.

The shooting took place at around 2:55 p.m. on June 12 in Morrisania on East 166th Street and Prospect Avenue.

A man, later identified Vaughn Flanders, 41, was shot in the area and pronounced dead at a hospital.

On Saturday, the NYPD announced that they’d arrested Spencer Bridge, 29, in connection with the shooting. He’s been charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a firearm.

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