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Victim With Gunshot Wounds Leads To Hours-Long I-95 Closure

A look at heavy southbound traffic while all lanes are closed northbound on I-95 at Playland Parkway just after 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A look at heavy southbound traffic while all lanes are closed northbound on I-95 at Playland Parkway just after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Photo Credit: NYSTA
The shooting victim, 24-year-old Mouhamed Cisse of the Bronx, was an occupant in a GMC U-Haul van (above) bearing Arizona license plates with possible right front end damage.
The shooting victim, 24-year-old Mouhamed Cisse of the Bronx, was an occupant in a GMC U-Haul van (above) bearing Arizona license plates with possible right front end damage. Photo Credit: New York State Police

Click here for an update report: Have You Seen It? Police ID Vehicle, Victim In I-95 Shooting Incident

This story has been updated.

State police have identified the shooting victim of the incident that led to the Tuesday evening hours-long closure of a stretch of northbound I-95 in Mamaroneck while also providing a description of the vehicle involved.

The victim, 24-year-old Mouhamed Cisse of the Bronx, was an occupant in a GMC U-Haul van bearing Arizona license plates with possible right front end damage.

State Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information that would be helpful to this investigation to contact (914) 769-2600.

Original report:

State police released details of the incident that resulted in the hours-long closure of a stretch of northbound I-95 in Westchester that left motorists stranded for hours Tuesday night.

At approximately 5:49 p.m., the state police responded to a reported motor vehicle collision that occurred between Exit 18B and 19.

Troopers arrived on scene and located an adult male who appeared to have suffered serious injuries including gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to Jacobi Medical Center, where he is in critical condition.

The incident necessitated the closure of I-95 while a lengthy investigation occurred. The lanes were opened around 10 p.m.

The State Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident contact the State Police in Hawthorne by calling (914) 769-7600.

This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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