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    NYC crime: Man shot and killed after dispute over car crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway

    ByEyewitness News

    Saturday, August 26, 2023 4:41PM

    Car crash leads to fatal shooting

    THE BRONX, New York (WABC) — A car crash in the Bronx spiraled into a fatal shooting that has now left police in search of a gunman.

    Police responded to a 911 call at around 10 p.m. on Friday and found a man shot on the Cross Bronx Expressway.

    The 40-year-old victim was found near the scene of a vehicle collision on the southbound section of the expressway.

    Police say the man had been involved in a non-injurious car accident at the location when occupant of the second vehicle involved fled on foot, before returning a short time later in a grey Toyota Rav4 with another male.

    According to police, a dispute ensued before escalating into a shooting that left the 40-year-old shot.

    The man was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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    The Toyota fled the scene and was later recovered unoccupied in a nearby location.

    So far, no arrests have been made.


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