Yonkers PD: Man shot in leg; person of interest in custody for separate incident

Officers were seen searching inside and outside of the property at 236 West Delano Ave. as other officers blocked off the roadway.

News 12 Staff

Aug 21, 2023, 7:32 PM

Updated 308 days ago

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Police are probing two apparent shootings in Yonkers Monday afternoon.
The first incident happened at a home on Delano Avenue around 2 p.m. where a man was shot in the leg. Police do not believe it was a random attack.
The second incident happened about an hour later. Yonkers police were investigating a report of shots fired in the area of Morris Street and Riverdale Avenue. A person of interest is in custody. There were no weapons recovered and no known victims.
Details surrounding both incidents have not yet been made available.
News 12’s Jonathan Gordon will have more on the investigations tonight at 10.


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