Police investigate 2 separate incidents of gunshots fired in Mount Vernon in 24 hours

Police scoured the scene on South Fulton Avenue and found a cellphone, assumed to be left behind by either the possible victim or the shooter. (10/18/13)

YONKERS - Police are investigating why shots were fired in Mount Vernon twice in less than 24 hours.

At around midnight, shots rang out on South Fulton Avenue near the intersection of East Third Street. No victim was found, but witnesses say a man was found limping down the street.

Police scoured the scene and found a cellphone, assumed to be left behind by either the possible victim or the shooter. No arrests have been made yet.

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Blocks away on East Prospect Avenue, shots were fired earlier yesterday at around 11 a.m. outside a supermarket. Witnesses say people were seen running away and it appears no one was injured.

News 12 is told one suspect may be in custody.

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