Man Slain Outside Monroe Houses as Deadly Weekend Continues

By Sasha Gonzales and Kevin Deutsch
sgonzales@bronxjusticenews.com , kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A 27-year-old man was shot and killed outside the housing project he called home Sunday, authorities said.

Ezequiel Rivera, a NYCHA tenant, suffered at least one fatal gunshot wound to the chest in front of the Monroe Houses in Soundview about 9:15 a.m.

He died at Jacobi a short time later, authorities said.

No arrests had been announced in his killing as of Monday morning.

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.