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NYPD: 1 dead after Bronx bodega fight ends in police-involved shooting

NEW YORK – A fight in a bodega spilled into the road and resulted in a gunman being shot by police, NYPD officers mentioned. 

It occurred round 11:30 a.m. Thursday on Gun Hill Road close to Hill Avenue in the Bronx. 

NYPD officers say members of the Queens Warrant Squad have been parked outdoors on the road on an unrelated matter when a person, 29, drove up in a white Lexus. The man bought out of the automotive and went into a close-by bodega. 

Police say as soon as contained in the bodega, he bought right into a fight with a 21-year-old man inside. They say the battle was caught on surveillance video. 

Police say they do not know but know what the fight was about, however the 21-year-old had a gun, and the 29-year-old had a knife and will be seen on surveillance video stabbing the person with the gun. 

The man with the knife then turned and ran, chased by the 21-year-old with the gun. As the 29-year-old bought again in his automotive, the 21-year-old opened hearth at level clean vary, police mentioned. That’s when the gunman was confronted by three plainclothes officers, and so they fired “numerous times.” 

The 21-year-old was hit. He died at Jacobi Hospital.   

The 29-year-old took off, however was discovered close by later with a graze wound to the pinnacle. He’s been hospitalized. 

Police recovered the knife and gun. 

Anyone with any info is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can even submit a tip via their website or by way of DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are stored confidential.  

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