Man Fatally Shot at Bronx Basketball Court

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A 20-year old man was fatally shot at a NYCHA property in Fordham Heights Saturday, authorities said.

The victim, whose name has not been made public, suffered a bullet wound to his neck while standing on the basketball court at the East 183rd Street property shortly before 9:30 p.m., according to police.

No arrests have been announced as of Monday.

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, 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.