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Three dead, two hurt in overnight NYC mayhem, cops say

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Three people were killed and three others hurt in separate incidents across the city overnight, authorities said.

A man and a woman were fatally stabbed following an argument in the Norwood section of the Bronx Friday night, police said.

The bloodshed was sparked when a man and two women were heading up a stairwell in a building on Rochambeau Avenue, and another man attempted to grope one of the women just after 10 p.m. Friday, police said.

The incident led to an argument, with the trio following the accused groper to an apartment on the fourth floor.

The group fought, with the suspect stabbing the women, who then raced out of the building while the two men fought, an NYPD spokesman said.

Police responding to a 911 call found one of the victims, 29, with a stab wound to the chest, while the other, 33, had been slashed in the hand. The younger woman was later pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital, while the 33-year-old was in stable condition.

When cops went inside the building, they found the man who was with the two women dead from multiple stab wounds in his torso, the NYPD said.


Cops in front of the Bronx apartment building where two people were fatally stabbed.
A 29-year-old woman and 45-year-old man died in the deadly stabbings in the Bronx, police said.
Christopher Sadowski

Shortly before 11 p.m. Friday, a 40-year-old man was fatally shot following a crash on the southbound Cross Bronx Expressway in the vicinity of Jerome Avenue, police said.

Responding cops found the wounded man near the scene of the crash.

The incident was apparently sparked after one of the drivers involved in the incident returned to the scene, got into an argument with the victim, and shot them, police and sources said.

The suspects then drove off, abandoning their Toyota Rav4.


Cops search for clues in the deadly case
Police at the scene of the Cross Bay Expressway fatality, which was fueled by an alleged theft try following a collision.
Christopher Sadowski

Cops on the Cross Bronx Expressway
Police confer at the scene where a 40-year-old man was fatally shot following a collision on the Cross Bronx Expressway.
Christopher Sadowski

In Brooklyn, at around 12:15 a.m., a man was shot in the right leg on East 38th Street in Flatbush, cops said. The gunman fired multiple rounds but only hit his target once.

EMS transported the victim, 45, to Kings County Hospital. There are no arrests or motive, police said.

A little more than two hours later, at 4:40 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the stomach in front of a deli at 1534 Myrtle Ave. in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the stomach, cops said.

The victim is expected to survive, the NYPD said. The gunman ran off. There are no arrests.

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