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NYC SHOOTINGS: Bronx and Brooklyn men slain close to their homes

Police and detectives from the 67th Precinct investigate a shooting on East 53rd Street and Clarkson Avenue in Brooklyn on July 14, 2021, that left a man dead.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A Bronx man was shot to death outside the apartment building where he lived early on Thursday morning, police reported.

Billy Wynn, 25, took a bullet to his head following a dispute with an unknown male shooter in front of 1150 College Ave. in Morrisania at about 12:20 a.m. on July 15, law enforcement sources said.

The motive for the dispute remains unknown at this point in the ongoing investigation, authorities said. Police did not have a description of the shooter available.

Officers from the 44th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about the shooting, found the wounded Wynn in front of the location. Responding EMS units pronounced him dead at the scene.

So far, no arrests have been made in the case, police reported.

Meanwhile, Brooklyn detectives continue to seek the shooter who gunned down a 21-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon.

Law enforcement sources said that Pierrot Simeon, 21, of East 52nd Street in East Flatbush was killed around the corner from his residence at about 2:20 p.m. on July 14.

Officers from the 67th Precinct, in responding to a 911 call about a man shot, found Simeon at the corner of Clarkson Avenue and East 53rd Street with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. Simeon had also been shot in the left forearm.

EMS units rushed the victim to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

So far, police have not made any arrests in the case. Law enforcement sources did not provide a possible motive for the shooting, or a description of the murderer.

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

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