1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized in Bronx Melee - NBC New York

1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized in Bronx Melee

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    1 Dead, 5 Hospitalized in Bronx Melee
    A bat at the scene of the melee in the Bronx that left one man dead and five others hospitalized.

    A melee broke out in front of a Bronx nightclub early Sunday, leaving three men shot, two men slashed and one man beaten with a baseball bat, police said.

    A 24-year-old man died after being shot in the torso, and a 21-year-old was in critical condition after being shot in the head. The other victims, all in their 20s, were hospitalized in stable condition, according to the NYPD.

    The clash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. outside of the Xtreme Lounge on Valentine Avenue in the Fordham neighborhood, just as the club was closing down for the night, police said. It wasn't immediately clear what sparked the brawl.

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