NYC Highway Wreck Leads to Mysterious Discovery of Man Shot

Cops aren't sure when the driver was shot - and if the shooting caused the wreck or was because of it

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A car wreck on the Bronx River Parkway Tuesday night led to the surprise discovery that the driver had been shot -- but it's not clear if he was shot because of the wreck, or if his being shot caused it.

Police responded just after 9 p.m. Tuesday to a reported crash on the southbound side of the parkway near East 177th Street. They discovered an Acura sedan and the driver, 25-year-old Jahwan Joseph of the Bronx, unconscious and with a gunshot wound to the torso.

He was taken to St. Barnabas and pronounced dead there.

Cops say the Acura struck multiple cars before coming to rest.

No weapon was recovered; the investigation is ongoing.

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