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Man, 29, fatally shot fighting off mugger in Bronx deli


A 29-year-old man was fatally shot fighting off a gunman trying to rob him in a Bronx deli, police said Monday

Stefon Barnes was confronted about 4:20 a.m. Sunday inside Tremont Gourmet Deli in East Tremont, police said.

The gunman tried to rob Barnes, sparking a struggle in the deli on on E. Tremont Ave. near Marmion Ave. during which the victim was shot in the right leg.

A 30yr old man was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the upper right thigh outside of 851 East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx on Sunday March 31, 2024. 0749. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)
The victim was confronted early Sunday inside Tremont Gourmet Deli on E. Tremont Ave. near Marmion Ave. in the Bronx. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)

The killer ran off and is being sought.

A 30yr old man was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the upper right thigh outside of 851 East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx on Sunday March 31, 2024. 0749. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)
The victim was confronted early Sunday inside Tremont Gourmet Deli on E. Tremont Ave. near Marmion Ave. in the Bronx. (Theodore Parisienne for New York Daily News)

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