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Bronx teen gunned down outside NYCHA building; shot repeatedly in head and neck

Deadly Bronx shooting Jan 10
Posted at 8:58 PM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-10 20:58:04-05

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — A Bronx teen was gunned down on Sunday outside a New York City Housing Authority building, police said.

Joseph Ozuna, 18, was found unconscious and unresponsive on Alexander Avenue around 3:40 p.m., officials said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head and neck.

Emergency medical services rushed Ozuna to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police have not yet made any arrests or released a description for the shooter.

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