Man fatally shot during fight outside NYC apartment building

Jun 24, 2021
Man fatally shot during fight outside NYC apartment building

A 31-year-old man was fatally shot outside a Bronx apartment building on Wednesday night, police said.

The victim was involved in a dispute with another man when he was shot at least once near 1581 Fulton Avenue in the Claremont neighborhood at about 10:15 p.m., according to police.

The man was unconscious and unresponsive when officers arrived.

Police took one person into custody for questioning following the  death of a 31-year-old man in the Bronx.
Police took one person into custody for questioning following the death of a 31-year-old man in the Bronx.
Christopher Sadowski
Police investigate the scene where a person was shot on Fulton Avenue next to Crotona Park on June 23, 2021.
Police investigate the scene where a person was shot on Fulton Avenue next to Crotona Park on June 23, 2021.
Christopher Sadowski

He was taken by EMS to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

A person of interest was taken into custody for questioning after the shooting, police sources said.

Police said nobody has been charged in the homicide as of early Thursday morning.

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