Bronx business shooting kills 27-year-old man

A shooting at a Bronx business on Saturday night left a 27-year-old man dead and police are searching for the suspect responsible.

Law enforcement sources said the victim was shot at 473 East 146th St. in the South Bronx at 10:25 p.m. on May 14. The location is home to two adjacent businesses, a burger joint and a hair salon, but a police source (contacted Sunday morning) was unable to clarify which of the businesses witnessed the shooting.

officers of the 40th district, responding to a 911 call, found the 27-year-old victim with two gunshot wounds to the chest. He was unconscious and unconscious when they arrived.

EMS transported the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police have withheld the identity of the man, pending notification from the family.

So far, no arrests have been made as part of the ongoing investigation. A law enforcement source provided only a vague description of the alleged shooter, a man in white clothing.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.