Police Release Photo Of Suspect In Shooting On Bronx River Avenue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was shot and killed in the Bronx early Sunday, and police have been searching for the assailant.

The shooting happened at 1:31 a.m. Sunday at 1379 Bronx River Ave., police said. The victim was quarreling with the suspect, who pulled out a gun and shot him once each in the chest and buttocks.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was identified as Rasheed Barton, 28, who lived near the scene of the shooting.

Police Sunday evening released photos of a suspect in the shooting.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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