4 injured in broad daylight shooting at NYCHA complex in Bronx


Four men were shot dead in broad daylight Friday at a NYCHA compound in the Bronx, police said.

The group was hanging out in the courtyard of the Pelham Parkway NYCHA residential complex on Astor Place when the shots rang out around 4:50 p.m.

The shooting took place at the NYCHA Pelham Parkway residential complex at 810 Astor Avenue on Friday afternoon.
Tomas E. Gaston
Pelham Parkway NYCHA housing complex on Astor Place
The men were sitting in the yard when the gunmen approached them and opened fire.

A 22-year-old man was shot in the left ankle, a 26-year-old man was shot in the buttocks and a 28-year-old man was shot in the foot, cops said.

They were taken to Montefiore Medical Center, where they were listed in stable condition.

A fourth man, 29, was shot in the buttocks and went to Jacobi Medical Center alone.

He, too, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooter fled on foot and no arrests were made immediately.

The motive for the shooting was unclear.

The shooting occurred just blocks from an apparent murder-suicide inside another Pelham Parkway NYCHA building on Williamsbridge Road early Friday morning.

Police found Kristina Jones, 41, dead in the building’s fifth-floor hallway just after midnight, police said.

People standing behind police tape at the scene
The shooter has been on the run since Friday night, police said.

Her 42-year-old boyfriend, who has not been identified by police, shot her in the neck before turning the gun on himself and shooting himself in the head, cops said .

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Jones was transported to Jacobi Hospital, where she died of her injuries.

New York Post

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