Fatal shooting in the South Bronx

(07/18/03) SOUNDVIEW - A shooting occurred in Soundview around 1:45 a.m. Friday. Four people were shot, one fatally, near a playground. Now the search is on for the shooter.

Police say four teenage boys were on Boynton Avenue near Soundview Park when a man approached them and began shooting. They say two 19-year-olds were shot in the chest; one was killed and the other was taken to Jacobi in critical condition. A third 19-year-old was shot in the face and was taken to Jacobi. And an 18-year-old was shot in the arm and was stable when he got to the hospital.

Police say they recovered a 22-caliber handgun from one of the boys.

If you have any information that can help police, call the 43rd Precinct at 718-542-0888.

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