Man Fatally Shot in Bronx Building Lobby

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A 43-year-old man was shot and killed inside the lobby of his apartment building in Wakefield Monday, authorities said.

Shameek Lilly, who lived with his family at the White Plains Road address, was carrying groceries home from a food store when he was shot in his chest shortly after 9 p.m.

Lilly was rushed to Montefiore Medical Center, where doctors pronounced him dead.

No arrests had been announced as of Tuesday 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, 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.