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New York police: 11 shot near Brooklyn playground

Playground Shooting
A police officer walks by yellow evidence markers at a playground in the Brownsville neighborhood in New York’s Brooklyn borough on Sunday. Police said one man was killed and 11 others were injured in a shooting Saturday night.
(Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police spokesman has confirmed that multiple people were shot near a playground in Brooklyn.

News outlets report the shooting happened late Saturday in the east Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville.

A New York City fire department spokesman said just after midnight that at least six people have been transported to local hospitals, with some in serious condition. He described the scene as “fluid.”

At around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, a New York City police spokesman said 11 people had been shot, but that he couldn’t confirm their conditions. No further details were provided.


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