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3 shot with pellet gun near Bronx funeral home

Monday, November 19, 2012

Three people were shot with a pellet gun in the Bronx Sunday night at around 7:15.

The shooting happened near the Ortiz R G Funeral Home Westchester INC in the Unionport section.

A 33-year-old man was shot in the right arm, a 56-year-old man was shot in the right torso and a 26-year-old woman was also shot in the right torso.

All three victims were taken to Jacobi Hospital.

The injuries were serious, but all are expected to survive.

Nearly two dozen officers searched outside the funeral home for evidence earlier on Sunday evening. They still do not have a motive for why the three victims were shot.

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