Gunman dead after being run over in Bronx - New York News

Gunman dead after being run over in Bronx

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NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a man who fired at a minivan in the Bronx was later hit by the vehicle and killed.

The deadly confrontation happened at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the Morris Heights section.

Police say a romantic rivalry may have triggered the violence.

They say a 43-year-old man saw his former girlfriend in the minivan with another man and began firing a gun.

The driver took off but later encountered the gunman and ran him down.

The gunman was pronounced dead at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. His name was not immediately released.

Police are questioning the 25-year-old driver.

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