NYPD investigating whether Harlem murder was over proceeds from dice game

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April 24, 2019 - 1:43 pm
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VIKTOR FEDORENKO

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A game of dice in Harlem may have turned deadly.

Police say 40-year-old Thomas White was shot dead early Wednesday morning on West 119th Street near Malcolm X Boulevard.

Sources tell 1010 WINS that a large sum of cash was found on victim and nearby were some dice and some alcohol.

Police say surveillance video shows two men approaching the victim and pistol-whipping him when the gun goes off, striking the victim, and the two men running off.

Police are trying to determine if the victim as involved in a dice game and the two were after his money.

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