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Man Shot Outside Bronx Fire House


Police are searching for this man in connection with a shooting outside a Bronx firehouse.Photo byPhoto by NYPD

By Dan Gesslein

Bronx Voice

May 24, 2023

BRONX - A shooting victim didn’t have to go far for help after being wounded and robbed outside a Bronx firehouse/EMS station.

At around 5 am on May 20, a 47-year-old man was walking in front of 1080 Ogden Avenue when he was approached by two males. One of the men pulled out a gun and opened fire.

The victim was struck in the toros and arm. As the victim lay bleeding, the gunman and his accomplice attempted to remove the man’s property.

The suspects were last seen running west on West 166th Street.

Help immediately arrived in the form of firefighters and EMS who were stationed inside the firehouse where the man was shot in front of. They rushed the victim to Lincoln Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

Police released surveillance video of one of the suspects. He is described as a 30-year-old man who is 5 foot 5 and has a regular build. He was last seen wearing a green jacket with a black hooded sweatshirt underneath, tan pants, and multicolored sneakers.

The second suspect was not caught on video but police have a description. He is a man in his 20s who is 6 foot 1 and has a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and black sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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