Yonkers man fatally shot early Saturday on Lawrence Avenue – The Journal Information

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YONKERS — A 20-year-old city man was fatally shot early Saturday, the police said.

The police investigation, in its early stages, suggests the man was walking on Lawrence Street when a vehicle stopped near him. Two suspects got out of the vehicle and started shooting, striking the man at least once, the police said, and he ran and collapsed inside 19 Lawrence St. The suspects fled.

The police responded at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday to the area and found the man with a gunshot wound to his torso in the lobby of 19 Lawrence St., according to police.

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Yonkers police at Lawrence Street in the area of Bruce Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo: Mark Vergari/The Journal News)

First responders gave medical aid and CPR to him, and he was taken to an area hospital where the police said he died. The man’s identity is being withheld pending family notification. 

No other injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.  The investigation continues.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses, recovering surveillance video and processing forensic and ballistic evidence.

Yellow crime scene tape cordoned an area early Saturday morning on Lawrence Street in the area of Bruce Avenue, and police were there.

Police asked that anyone with information contact them at (914) 377-7724. Tips can be sent by texting YPD plus the tip to 847411. Tips can also be sent through the Yonkers PD Tips app. 

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