Six men were wounded in the Bronx Monday in two separate triple-shootings that rocked the borough ahead of Independence Day.
The spate of gun violence began at about 4:35 a.m. following a dispute between groups at an after-hours club in Morrisania, police said.
A 34-year-old man was shot in the torso, a 28-year-old man was also shot in the torso and a 30-year-old man was shot in the arm and both legs after the feuding parties opened fire inside 400 Claremont Pwky, cops said.
The first two victims were rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital via ambulance while the third took himself to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, according to the NYPD.
Less than 16 hours later, another three men were hit with bullets in the Concourse section of the borough.
Shots were fired at about 8:16 p.m. near 911 Walton Ave., police said.
A 24-year-old man was struck in the right leg, a 44-year-old man was hit in the left leg and another 44-year-old man was shot in the buttocks.
Witnesses at the scene heard between six and 10 shots in rapid succession.
“We thought it was the fireworks,” Concourse resident Henny Nuñez said. “I told my friend, ‘That’s not fireworks. Those are shots.’”
Nuñez said the park near the scene of the shooting was full of people barbequing and celebrating the day before the Independence Day holiday when the gunfire rang out.
Monday’s violence came after four others including a 12-year-old girl were shot in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx Sunday night.
The child was shot in the shoulder, while a 35-year-old woman was shot in the foot, a 23-year-old man was hit in the thigh and a 22-year-old man was shot in the toe.
There have been no arrests in any of the shootings.
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