Man Fatally Shot in Head in Claremont

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A 36-year-old man was fatally shot in his head by a man he was arguing with outside a Claremont liquor store Saturday night, police said.

NYPD officers responding to a 911 call at Legacy Wine & Liquors on Webster Avenue at East 170th Street found the wounded victim, whose name has not been released, shortly after 10:30 p.m., police said.

Paramedics rushed him to St. Barnabas Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

No arrests had been announced as of Sunday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, incarceration, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, and the New York Post, among other publications. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.