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Police: Suspect Shot Man In The Face In Fordham Section Of The Bronx

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Morris Avenue, Bronx Shooting

A surveillance image of a suspect who police say shot a man in the face on Morris Avenue in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were seeking a suspect in a shooting that left a man wounded in the face in the Bronx.

The shooting happened at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday in front of 2273 Morris Ave. near 183rd Street in the Fordham section of the Bronx, police said.

The suspect shot the 38-year-old man once in the face and fled north on Morris Avenue, police said.

Police told DNAInfo the suspect walked into a bodega with a gun drawn, and he and the victim began to fight. The fight spilled out onto the sidewalk, where the suspect shot the victim, police said.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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

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