Saturday, October 13, 2012

2 people shot and killed outside a Bronx motel

Two people were fatally shot outside a motel in the Bronx where guests heard the horrified screams of the victims early Saturday morning.

Police say the shooting happened around 3:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the Holiday Motel located off the New England Thruway in the Eastchester section . Authorities said a 38-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man were found with gunshot wounds to the head.

The New York Post said the two victims were shot by the women's ex-boyfriend and that the female victim could be heard by guests pleading with the gunman not to shoot. The Post said woman's ex-boyfriend shot her current boyfriend before chasing her to the back of the hotel. She pleaded for her own life before she was shot and killed.

Police said the gunman is still at large.

The shooting victims are from Elmont, L.I., according to the Post and authorities have not released their names. Sources told the Post the unidentified female victim had a restraining order against the suspect.


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