Dad dies of broken heart on same day son fatally shot, family says

BRONX, N.Y. — A New York man died from what his family calls a broken heart after his son passed away just hours before him from a gunshot wound.

Duro Akil, 34, was killed Monday night after a man fired a gunshot into his building and hit him in the torso, according to the New York Daily News.

Akil was taken to a local hospital and died two days later.

On Wednesday, when family went to tell Akil’s father, 54-year-old Okera Ras I about his son’s passing, they found him dead in his...


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