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2 men killed in triple shooting in the Bronx: police

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Posted at 4:33 AM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 07:19:45-04

CLAREMONT, the Bronx — Update: A Bronx man was arrested in the fatal triple shooting on July 23, 2020, according to police.

Original story:
Two men were killed in a triple shooting in the Bronx Sunday night, police said.

Authorities responded to a report of three people shot in the vicinity of East 171 Street and College Avenue around 8 p.m.

Officers arrived to find three men with gunshot wounds.

A 22-year-old man shot multiple times and a 27-year-old man shot in the neck were taken to a health care facility where they were pronounced dead, according to police.

Their identities have not been released pending family notification.

A 29-year-old man was shot in the arm and taken to the hospital for treatment, authorities said.

No arrests have been made.

The incident comes amid a violent Fourth of July weekend. Dozens were injured and at least nine people were killed during 30 shootings, according to police.