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Two men fatally shot in separate NYC shootings

Two men were shot and killed in broad daylight on Saturday in several Bronx incidents, less than an hour apart, police said.

In the first shooting, Melvin Urena was riding a motorized scooter near E. 156 St. and Melrose Ave. in Melrose when the driver of a gray SUV pulled up next to him just after 1:30 p.m., police said.

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At least one man jumped out of the SUV and fired multiple shots, hitting Urena, 19, in the head and right leg.

Doctors rushed him to Lincoln Hospital, but he could not be saved.

Urena lived in the Claremont neighborhood of the Bronx.

At 2:20 p.m. – less than an hour later – Victor Fertides was shot on Ogden Ave. near W. 171 St. in Highbridge, police said.

Fertides, 37, of Harlem, was shot twice in the torso and once in the right leg.

He was also taken to Lincoln Hospital, where he died.

Police had not made any arrests in either shooting on Saturday.

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