Deadly shooting follows attempted cop assassination in the Bronx

The address where 29-year-old man was discovered with a gunshot wound to the chest, which subsequently killed him. (Google Street View)

Cops have yet to release a motive or a description of the shooter who fatally gunned down a 29-year-old man on a Bronx street early Sunday morning.

Officers from the 40th Precinct responded at 2:27 a.m. on Feb. 9 to a 911 call about a man shot in front of 360 East 137 St. Upon arrival, they found an unnamed victim lying on the ground, law enforcement sources said.

The victim, whose identity is pending proper family notification, had a bullet wound in his chest. Paramedics rushed him to Lincoln Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to NYPD.

Police sources familiar with the investigation did not confirm whether the shooting was linked to an assassination attempt against two police officers on Simpson Street in the Bronx hours earlier.

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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