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From the New York Daily News:

A Bronx entrepreneur died trying to protect his brother from an armed mugger who followed him home, police and neighbors said Monday.

Just after Eric Baxter parked his car in front of the Williamsbridge home he shared with his brother, he was ambushed by a gun-toting robber demanding money, witnesses told police.

Baxter pounded on the door of the three-story building screaming for help, witnesses said.

“He was shouting to his brother, ‘Call the police!'” said tenant and longtime friend Jacob Adams, 71, who was awakened by the panicked shouts.

Sydney Michael Baxter, 50, was getting ready for bed when he heard Eric’s cries about 11:15p.m. Sunday, police said. He burst through the front door, pushed his brother aside, and confronted the gunman, witnesses said.

The robber started firing, striking Sydney three times in the chest. He died at Jacobi Medical Center, police said.

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