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Suspect sought for shooting man to death outside Bronx liquor store

A 36-year-old man was shot to death outside this liquor store on Webster Avenue in the Bronx on Jan. 11. (Photo via Google Maps)

Detectives are looking for the armed suspect who gunned down a 36-year-old man outside a liquor store in the Bronx Saturday night.

Police said the murder happened at about 10:37 p.m. on Jan. 11 near the Legacy Wine & Liquor at 1441 Webster Ave., across from the Butler Houses complex, in Claremont.

Officers from the 44th Precinct responded to a 911 call about a man shot arrived and found the 36-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to his head. 

Responding paramedics rushed the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification.

As of Sunday afternoon, police sources did not provide information regarding a possible motive for the shooting, or a description of the suspect who pulled the trigger.

The investigation is ongoing.

Robert Pozarycki