(NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) -- A proud dad was shot to death celebrating his daughter’s baptism at a Bronx church by an angry would-be reveler turned away at the door, cops and witnesses said.
Edgar Perez, 46, was blasted in the back outside Church of the Holy Nativity near Rochambeau and Bainbridge Aves. in Norwood around 3:20 a.m., police said. The church rents out a banquet hall in the back for parties and events.
Perez’s daughter was baptized earlier that day at a Hunts Point church, prompting the celebration, a friend said.
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