Man in wheelchair guns down victim in the Bronx

- A 28-year-old man was gunned down in the Bronx by a man in a wheelchair. The shooting occurred outside the Mott Haven Houses on Willis Ave. just before 2 a.m. Sunday.

Police reportedly believe the shooting was a drug-related killing.  According to the NY Daily News, Thomas was carrying crack cocaine in his buttocks.

The NYPD is asking for help identifying the shooter seen in surveillance camera video.

Thomas was approached by a group of men who fled as another man pushed the wheelchair-bound gunman from behind.

The victim was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

If you recognize the man in the video, please contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following. Police say all calls/texts remain confidential.

1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
 

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