NYPD: Man dies in shooting outside Bronx school

A man was shot dead outside a Bronx public school on Wednesday morning, according to police.

bronx school shooting Police said a man was fatally shot in the head outside a Bronx school on Wednesday morning.
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A man was shot dead outside a Bronx public school on Wednesday morning, according to police.

 

The 45-year-old man was shot in the head shortly after 9 a.m. near East 229th Streetoutside P.S. 112 Bronxwood in Edenwald, police said.

 

Investigators believe a man in a U-Haul fired at the victim and drove off, abandoning the truck a few blocks away, police said. Witnesses told police the suspect then fled on foot.

 

The suspect is described as black and between 20 and 30 years old, police said.

City officials said students were ordered to shelter in place as a precaution, but that there was no danger to students or staff.

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