Man cuffed after shooting kills 2

A man was killed and his brother was shot Tuesday at the Monroe Houses in Soundview.
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A Bronx man was arrested in connection to a Soundview shooting that left two brothers dead.

According to police, at 7:20 p.m. on Aug. 31 officers responded to a 911 call regarding a man shot in front of the Monroe Houses, located at 805 Taylor Ave. Upon arrival, cops found 24-year-old Price Tunstall, who had been shot in the head, and his brother, Malik Tunstall, was also shot in the head.

Paramedics rushed both men to Jacobi Hospital, where Tunstall was pronounced dead. Malik succumbed to his injuries on Sept. 13.

At 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 1, police arrested 26-year-old Kai Johnson, of Lafayette Avenue, and charged him with murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, two counts of assault, two counts of criminal possession of a firearm and four counts of criminal possession of a loaded firearm.

At this time, it is not clear what the motive was behind the shooting was, though a spokesperson for the NYPD stated that both victims have gang affiliations.

This story appears courtesy of our sister publication amNewYork

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