Cops on Wednesday recognized who was in a position to stagger two blocks earlier than collapsing after a gunman walked up and shot him within the chest on a Bronx avenue.
A single shot struck Gregory Pena, 18, on Sheridan Ave. close to Marcy Place in Claremont at eight:40 p.m. Tuesday. The gunman instantly ran off.
Pena walked two blocks earlier than collapsing on Walton Ave. at Elliot Place. Medics rushed him to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital the place he died.
A memorial with about 150 candles appeared Wednesday close to the spot the place Pena collapsed. Two photographs of the younger man had been taped to the wall.
“Love u bro.” learn one inscription.
A bandana with an emblem from the Dominican flag lay close to the candles.
Pena’s brother Eddie sobbed in his automobile subsequent to the memorial. He was too distraught to speak to reporters.
Police had been nonetheless searching for the shooter Wednesday evening.
Police sources mentioned the taking pictures could have been crew-related.
Pena, police sources mentioned, was with associates when he obtained right into a scuffle with one other group of younger males earlier within the night.
Detectives are investigating whether or not his group then moved to Sheridan Ave., the place he was shot.