Staten Island resident slain in the South Bronx

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The man wanted for the murder of Jordan Rodriguez.
Courtesy of NYPD

A Staten Island man was murdered in the South Bronx over the weekend.

According to the NYPD, on July 31, at 3:14 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in the vicinity of 3240 3rd Ave.

Upon arrival, officers found Jordan Rodriguez, 28, 137 Winter Ave., with gunshot wounds to his back. EMS also responded to the scene and transported Rodriguez to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln where he was pronounced dead.

The preliminary investigation revealed that he was shot by an unknown individual following an arguemnt. The shooter fled the scene on foot northbound on 3rd Avenue. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

The individual is described as a dark-skinned male, approximately in his mid 20’s, 5’11” tall, 160lbs; black hair with short braids and was last seen wearing light color jeans, dark color hoodie and white sneakers.

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