Mount Vernon men Jermaine Johnson, 28, Kaiison Lewis, 23, fatally shot in the Bronx

Police say they have a suspect in custody.

Police say they have a suspect in custody. (Credit: News 12)

THE BRONX - Police have arrested a suspect after two men from Mount Vernon were fatally shot in the Bronx early Friday morning.

The NYPD says the two victims were shot at in a car early Friday morning.

One of the victims has been identified as 28-year-old Jermaine Johnson, who was shot in the torso. 

The second victim, identified as 23-year-old Kaiison Lewis, was shot in the head and torso. 

Published reports say that their deaths were a result of an attempted carjacking.

Both were found dead inside a green Acura on Rombouts Avenue and Light Street in the Eastchester section of the Bronx just before 5 a.m.

Jeffrey Pierre was arrested Saturday on two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

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