Victim shot dead in Greenburgh ID'd as Bronx man, 20

A screengrab of the intersection of Warren Ave. A screengrab of the intersection of Warren Ave. and Oak St.in Greenburgh, where police believe the 20-year-old victim was shot on Saturday. (Jan. 27, 2013) Photo Credit: News12 Westchester

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A 20-year-old Bronx man who was fatally shot in the Fairview section of Greenburgh on Saturday night has been identified as Kujtim Rushiti of Wallace Avenue, police said.

Rushiti died after he was shot at least once while at Oak Street and Warren Avenue about 8 p.m., Greenburgh police said Monday.

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Police were called to Manhattan Avenue and Tarrytown Road about 8:10 p.m., where they found Rushiti in the front seat of a car. However, police said the victim was shot at Warren and Oak, less than half a mile away, and driven to the second location, according to a police news release.

Greenburgh emergency medical services took Rushiti to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where he died.

The suspect fled after the shooting and was described by police as a man in his mid-20s. Police have declined to release further information about the suspect or the killing except to say it was not a random shooting. They would not say whether the shooting was gang-related.

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