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Man Shot In Stomach In Yonkers Residence

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YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers police are investigating a shooting on Thursday afternoon that left one man with a stomach wound -- and may have been accidental.

According to police officials, numerous YPD units responded to the scene at 7 Jones Place off Ashburton Avenue around 3 p.m.

There, officers located an adult male with a gunshot wound in his stomach.

Officials say the man was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

The initial investigation indicates the man may have been accidentally shot from a round fired in an upstairs apartment, according to officials.

The residence was evacuated temporarily. A rifle was recovered from the scene.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Detective Division at 914-377-7724.


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