Three Men Shot, One Killed, in Mount Eden

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A shooting left two men wounded and another dead from his injuries in the Bronx Tuesday night, authorities said.

The three were struck shortly after 8:45 p.m. on Jerome Avenue in Mount Eden, according to the NYPD.

The terminally wounded victim was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital.

The other victims were being treated at Lincoln Hospital for gunshot wounds to their chest and head, respectively.

The man with the head wound was in critical condition.

The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear.

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.