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Bronx man killed while holding baby daughter

Baby unharmed, police continue to look for suspect who shot and killed Allen McQueen.

Police continue to search for the suspect who gunned down a Bronx man holding his one-year-old daughter near aParkchester playground on Tuesday afternoon.

Allen McQueen, 21, died after being shot in the back on Taylor Avenue just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday. The suspect fired three rounds at McQueen, who was later pronounced dead at Jacobi Hospital.

The baby was taken to the hospital for observation after sustaining a bump on her head when she fell to the ground.

Police said the suspect fled the shooting scene in a gray Mercedes with New York license plates. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or submit their tip online.


The Daily News reported that the shooting happened across the street from a playground packed with children, and the baby was covered in blood when scooped up by a concerned neighbor.

Police said McQueen ran with a local gang called the Taylor Crew.

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