Man Fatally Shot in Mount Hope; Killing Possibly Linked to Drug Dispute

By Eric Klein 
eklein@bronxjusticenews.com

A 29-year old man was shot to death, possibly in connection with a drug dispute, outside a Mount Hope building Friday, authorities said.

Police said the victim was standing on West 176th Street near Walton Avenue when a gunman opened fire, wounding him multiple times about 8:30 p.m.

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

The shooting may have stemmed from a drug-related dispute between street rivals.

No arrests had been announced as of Saturday afternoon, nor had the victim’s name been released.

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Eric Klein is an editor for Bronx Justice News. Born and bred in the Bronx, he lives on the Grand Concourse, where at least one member of his family has resided every year since the 1930s. Eric has two sons and, like them, is a die-hard New York Yankees fan.