Police: Elmont man kills wife, man at Bronx motel

ELMONT - Police say a Long Island woman and a Wisconsin man were shot outside of a Bronx motel early Saturday morning.Officials say 38-year-old Tracy Bennett, of Elmont, and 50-year-old Wayne Hamilton, of Wisconsin, were fatally shot early Saturday morning outside the Holiday Motel.Authorities believe Bennett's longtime partner, Joseph Kernizan, is responsible for the double murder. Neighbor Sharisse Johnson says Bennett and Kernizan had been married for years and have two children. Despite living together, NYPD detectives say Bennett had an order of protection against Kernizan. Kernizan is still on the loose. Police are asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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