Man Shot Dead In Mount Hope

Police guard the crime scene after Jose Morales, 41, was shot dead at the corner of East 175 Street and Weeks Avenue on Sunday, December 11. -- Photo by Edwin Soto

Police guard the crime scene after Jose Morales, 41, was shot dead at the corner of East 175 Street and Weeks Avenue on Sunday, December 11. — Photo by Edwin Soto

 

Bronx NY —¬†One man is dead and a second remains in critical condition after a double shooting in the Mount Hope section. Police were called to East 175 Street and Weeks Avenue, at just after 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 11. Officials say Jose Morales, 41, was shot in the head and torso and died at the scene. A second victim, a 25 year-old man was shot in the jaw, right eye and back and remains in critical condition at St. Barnabas Hospital. Police were looking for a male Hispanic in his 30’s, wearing a black jacket.

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