21-year-old man found shot, killed in the backyard of Bronx home

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the backyard of a home in the Bronx Wednesday night.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. on Pratt Avenue.

Police said the victim, identified as Nicholas Lewis, was shot one time in the chest.

He was transported to Jacobi Medical Center where he was pronounced dead around 9:30 p.m.

Police are looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

There are no arrests, and the investigation is ongoing.

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