1 injured, 1 arrested after Yonkers shooting

A shooting on Van Cortlandt Park Avenue in Yonkers Sunday night left one man injured and another behind bars. Police say the incident started at 5 Van Cortlandt Park Ave. when a man confronted another

News 12 Staff

Oct 6, 2008, 5:00 PM

Updated 5,712 days ago

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1 injured, 1 arrested after Yonkers shooting
A shooting on Van Cortlandt Park Avenue in Yonkers Sunday night left one man injured and another behind bars.
Police say the incident started at 5 Van Cortlandt Park Ave. when a man confronted another man about neighborhood gossip. Authorities say the incident escalated into a chase with a machete and ended in gunfire.
According to police, a 37-year-old man was shot in the back. He was taken to St. Joseph?s Hospital and later transferred to Westchester Medical Center for surgery.
Police arrested 28-year-old Juan Franko-Ortiz on first-degree assault charges.


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