Bronx Man Killed in Peekskill

Shot dead on a Friday afternoon

Khalil Lyons, 22, of the Bronx, was shot dead in Peekskill on Friday afternoon, July 13, apparently after an argument.

Lyons’ widow later told News12 that her husband had gone to an auto body shop  and had been shot in the chest after a dispute. She said he was expected to return home to celebrate his 2-year-old daughter’s birthday.

Police says Lyons was shot at about 2:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Park Street. Anyone with information should call the Peekskill Police at 914-737-8000.

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