19-year-old, one other charged in south Bronx fatal shooting of Manhattan man

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Two Bronx men, a 19-year-old and a 29-year-old have been arrested by police in connection to the fatal shooting of a Manhattan man in the south Bronx from August.

The NYPD arrested 19-year-old John Wilson of 162 W. 165th St. on Monday and 29-year-old Joes Aviles of 970 Tinton Ave. on Friday for an alleged role in the killing of 36-year-old Curtis Holley of 601 W. 142nd St.

Police found Holley lying on pavement with a gunshot wound to the abdomen by Prospect Avenue and E. 165th Street at about 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8.

Unresponsive, Holley was rushed to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced dead just before midnight.

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