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Police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection to a shooting homicide

Man Shot Dead Inside Apartment

Tenants comforted each other as police investigated the shooting death of Raul Melendez.
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Police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection to a shooting homicide. According to a NYPD spokesman, 47th Precinct police responded to a call of shots fired inside of 3950 Bronx Boulevard on Friday, November 3 at 7:36 a.m. Upon arrival, police officers discovered tenant Raul Melendez, 22, unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds to his stomach and head. EMS responded to the scene, but Melendez was pronounced dead on arrival. Police are looking for two people of interest in this case. The first individual is described as a black man, 16 to 18-years-old, slim build and was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, a black jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers. The second individual is a black man, 16 to 18-years-old, slim build and was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweater, a black jacket, black pants and black sneakers. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

Photo by Edwin Soto

Posted 12:00 am, November 11, 2017
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