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Young man killed in Bronx shooting

A young man was killed in a shooting in the Bronx Sunday morning, police said.

bronx shooting A young man was killed in a shooting in the Bronx Sunday morning, police said.
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A young man was killed in a shooting in the Bronx Sunday morning, police said.

Around 6:15 a.m., police officers assigned to Bronx Lebanon Hospital responded to a shooting three blocks away.

The officers found 22-year-old Rafael Alam shot in the chest at E. 174th Street and Jerome Avenue in Morris Heights.

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Alam, of Fordham Heights, was brought to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

There are no arrests and police said the investigation is ongoing.

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