- Associated Press - Thursday, July 9, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD is looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred at a Bronx discount store in broad daylight.

Police say 22-year-old Steven Maldonado was shot in the chest around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Daily News (https://nydn.us/1CqVLEp ) surveillance video shows a man throwing open the door, lunging onto the sidewalk and shooting.

The victim stumbled inside and collapsed.

A passerby, Anna Concepcion, says she saw him lying face-up on the floor, bleeding.

Concepcion answered his ringing phone. She says a woman on the other end was yelling, “Was he shot?” and “Is he dead?”

A paramedic, Ernest Perez, was headed to work when he heard three shots.

Perez says instinct told him to flee from the gunfire but instead he ran inside and performed CPR.


Information from: Daily News, https://www.nydailynews.com

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