(UPDATE) Teen shot dead in the Bronx

Google Maps - 1159 Fox Street
Alfonso Bryant was shot in front of this building at 1159 Fox St. in the Bronx. Credit: Google Maps

The correct name of the victim is Alphonza Bryant, police said.

Police have determined that Bryant was standing in front of the building when two suspects walked by across the street. The suspects returned a short time later and began shooting the victim.

Metro’s original story is below.

A 17-year-old male was shot and killed in the Foxhurst section of the Bronx on Monday night.

Cops responded to the call in front of 1159 Fox St. about 10:15 p.m. Alfonso Bryant was found with a gunshot wound to his chest.

He was transported to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Bryant lived a few blocks away from where he was shot.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.


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