Bronx Man Dead In Greenburgh, NY

Posted on January 27, 2013, 10:45 pm
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A 20-year-old Bronx man shot Saturday night in the Fairview neighborhood of Greenburgh off Interstate 287 died of his wounds, police said.

The victim was identified tonight as Kujtim Rushiti of Wallace Avenue, police said. The shooting was not random, police said, without releasing further information.

The killing has neighbors worried as cops search for the shooter and try to determine what sparked the violence.

No one has been arrested, Detective Capt. Chris McNerney said.

The man was shot shortly after 8 p.m. on Oak Street near Warren Avenue. He was found unconscious in a vehicle on Manhattan Avenue at Tarrytown Road, McNerney said this afternoon.

The victim had been shot at least once. He was taken to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla and was declared dead a short time later.

Investigators determined that the man was shot at the intersection of Oak Street and Warren Avenue, and was driven to the spot where he was found.

Witnesses told police the shooter was 6 feet tall and he got away on foot.

The killing sent a shockwave of fear through residents of the area which is a mixture of apartment building, multi-family and single family homes.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Greenburgh detectives at 914-682-5325.

 

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