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Yonkers Police Ask Public's Help In Search For Suspect In Shooting Death

Yonkers police are searching for a suspect, or suspects, in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old city man Wednesday night.
Yonkers police are searching for a suspect, or suspects, in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old city man Wednesday night. Photo Credit: File

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect or suspects in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old city man Wednesday evening.

The mortally wounded victim, identified by police as Elias Flores, was left by an unknown person at St. Joseph’s Medical Center's emergency room and died shortly afterwards.

Police said the hospital called them around 7:29 p.m.

The shooting may have occurred in the city’s Nodine Hill neighborhood, police said.

Detectives are actively investigating Flores' death as a homicide..

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at (914) 377-7724.

All calls will remain confidential, they said.

Anonymous tips can be sent by texting the key word ypd plus the tip to 847411, police said.

They can also sent in directly through the department's free tips app which can be downloaded to any i phone or android device.

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