Yonkers man convicted in 1997 double fatal shooting in the Bronx

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A Yonkers man has been convicted in a double fatal shooting in the Bronx in 1997.

Robert Acosta was found guilty of hiring a hitman to kill two people in the Bronx days before Christmas.

Prosecutors say the victims stole more than $200,000 in drug money from Acosta.

The Bronx man who carried out the fatal shooting was also convicted of murder.

 

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