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Bystander wounded in East New York shooting

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a bystander in East New York section of Brooklyn.

The shooting happened after 4 p.m. at the Cypress Hills Houses in the 12-hundred block of Sutter Avenue.

Officials said a 26-year-old woman, who was not the target of the gunfire, suffered a bullet wound to her leg.

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A man was also injured, but not shot. Police said it was unclear if he was the target of the shooting.

Both were taken to Brookdale Hospital. Their conditions did not appear to be life-threatening, officials said.

The investigation was continuing.

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