Robbery at Bronx tobacco shop leaves 2 shot, 1 fatally

Kimberly Dole
November 21, 2019 - 6:34 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A shooting at a tobacco shop in the Bronx Wednesday night left one person dead and another hospitalized, officials say.

At approximately 11:15 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting at 192 East 167 Street.

Upon arrival, police found a man inside of the tobacco store unconscious and unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Authorities later identified him as 23-year-old Kashka Richards, also known as Kush.

Richards worked at the tobacco store, officials say.

Police also discovered a 32-year-old man that was shot in the leg.

EMS transported the victim to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in stable condition.

Police say the victim was a customer inside the store.

Authorities determined that this incident was a robbery inside of the store. 

No arrests have been made and officials are investigating the cause of the gunfire.

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