One Dead in Double Shooting in Melrose

By Sasha Gonzales
sgonzales@bronxjusticenews.com

A man was killed in a double shooting in Melrose Monday afternoon, police said.

The 31-year-old gunshot victim died at the scene from wounds to his head and leg, while a 32-year-old man survived a gunshot wound to his leg, according to the NYPD. He was hospitalized and listed in in serious condition Monday.

Authorities are searching for a white Mercedes-Benz that fled the scene at East 157th Street and Elton Avenue, possibly after someone fired shots from the vehicle.

No arrests have been announced. Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.