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Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Bronx man in broad daylight Thursday.

Gregory Forbes, 24, has been charged with the killing of 28-year-old Mario Thomas, cops said.

Police officers responded to the call about a man shot about 2 p.m. at 731 E. 161st St. in Morrisania. They discovered Thomas with a gunshot wound to his head. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.


A dozen bullets were fired by multiple gunmen during the shootout that took place in a courtyard, DNAinfo.com reports.

Forbes also faces charges of criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon.

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