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Man Shot, Killed In Yonkers

Yonkers Police are investigating a homicide that took place early Wednesday morning.
Yonkers Police are investigating a homicide that took place early Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: File

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers authorities are investigating a gun-related homicide that took place on Waverly Street early Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Two individuals were approached by a black male who allegedly pointed a gun at them and demanded money. During the robbery one of the victims attempted to disarm the suspect and was shot in the torso, police said.

The shooter reportedly fled the area while the victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The identity of the victim is being held pending notification to the family, police said.

The Detective Division is following up on several leads and anyone with information is asked to contact them at 914-377-7725. All calls will remain confidential.

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