Double Homicide in Bronx: Two Men Fatally Shot at Parkside Houses

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

Two young men were shot to death Sunday night at a Bronx housing project, police said.

The victims, ages 17 and 21, were shot in their torso and neck, respectively, around 11:45 p.m. outside a Parkside Houses building in Allerton, according to the NYPD.

Paramedics rushed the men to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi, where doctors pronounced them dead.

Their names had not been released as of Monday afternoon, and no arrests had been announced.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, 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, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.