Bronx man shot dead outside bodega: cops

Bronx shooting
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Bronx police are looking for the shooter who gunned down a man outside a bodega on Saturday morning.

Law enforcement sources said the homicide happened at about 4:46 a.m. on June 10 in front of the grocery store at 1538 University Ave. in Morris Heights.

Officers from the 46th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call, found the unidentified, 42-year-old man shot multiple times in the right arm and torso.

Bronx shooting scene
The bodega on University Avenue in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx, outside of which a 42-year-old man was found fatally shot on June 10, 2023.Photo via Google Maps

EMS rushed the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have withheld his identity, pending family notification.

So far, no arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the deadly shooting can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

The most recent CompStat report for the 46th Precinct showed a 43% decrease in shooting incidents year-to-date through June 4, from 16 last year to nine this year.