Police: 1 dead, 2 injured following fight in Mount Eden

One person is dead and two others are injured after a triple shooting in the Mount Eden section of the Bronx.

News 12 Staff

Feb 17, 2021, 6:35 PM

Updated 1,242 days ago

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One person is dead and two others are injured after a triple shooting in the Mount Eden section of the Bronx.  
The victim killed has been identified as 35-year-old Donte Thomas. 
Police say they received a call just before 9 p.m. Tuesday of multiple people shot in front of a bodega.   
They say a 45-year old man came up to two others and pulled the trigger multiple times which led to a fight.   
Officials say Thomas was shot in the head and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other victim was shot in the chest and is in critical condition. 
The shooter sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals Lincoln, where he is in critical condition.   
According to police, he is in their custody with pending charges.


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