Man, 25, Gunned Down in Harlem in Broad Daylight

By Ben Fractenberg on July 22, 2010 10:56am 

A 25-year-old Harlem man was gunned down Wednesday afternoon.
A 25-year-old Harlem man was gunned down Wednesday afternoon.
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Ben Fractenberg

DNAinfo Reporter/Producer

MANHATTAN — A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in Harlem Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Dereck Nelson, 25, from 2140 Madison Avenue, was hit in the torso in front of 16 East 132nd Street at approximately 3 p.m., police said.

Emergency responders rushed Nelson to Harlem Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police said there are no suspects at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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