Update: Man arrested for Bronx drive-by shooting: NYPD

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The alleged shooter in a drive by that killed  man last month was arrested on Friday.

Cops charged David Hill, 32, 281 East 143 Street, with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a loaded firearm for the murder of Ryehine Cintron, 38, of 3rd Avenue.

Cops said Cintron, was gunned down near the corner of East 157th Street and Melrose Avenue in Melrose at about 10:31 p.m. on Aug. 23.

Officers found Cintron unconscious and unresponsive at the location, with a single gunshot wound to his torso.

During a preliminary investigation, police learned that Cintron had been walking through the area when the unidentified shooter, inside a blue sedan, pulled up and opened fire. The suspect never got out of the vehicle, police sources said.

After firing the fatal bullet, the shooter fled inside the sedan in an unknown direction, authorities said.

EMS units rushed Cintron to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.


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