TREMONT, the Bronx (PIX11) — Four suspects attacked a 27-year-old California resident inside of a pharmacy Thursday afternoon, police said. During the attempted robbery, the man was fatally shot in the chest.
A witness reported that one of the four suspects was seen fleeing with a chain, believed to have belonged to the victim.
Officials previously said the man was shot in the head. He was not identified by police Thursday night.
Police also told PIX11 News police officers were injured during a collision that occurred during the incident response. Both the officers and civilians involved are in stable condition, officials said.
The suspects are still on the loose. Three of them were described as wearing white t-shirts and black pants, and the fourth suspect was last seen wearing orange shorts and a Yankees hat. An investigation is ongoing.
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