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5 shot, 1 fatally, in separate incidents in Brooklyn

Thursday, July 01, 2010

It was a violent and deadly night on the streets of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Wednesday, with five people shot in two separate incidents.

The first shooting happened on a basketball court inside St. Andrew's playground, where a 32-year-old man died after being shot in the chest. A 45-year-old woman was also shot in the abdomen and a 36-year-old man in the right leg. Both surviving victims were taken to Kings County Hospital and both are listed in stable condition.

About an hour later and just a mile away, two more people were shot on Park Place and Buffalo Avenue.

Both victims were rushed to the hospital, where at least one of them is in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

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