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Man shot by pair pretending to be UPS deliverymen in Astoria: police

ASTORIA, Queens — A man was shot by two men pretending to be UPS deliverymen the Thursday before Christmas, according to police.

Police investigate after a man was shot by two men pretending to be UPS deliverymen in Astoria on Dec. 21, 2017. (AIR11)

The pair went to a home near 24th Street and 20th Avenue around 10:04 a.m., police said.

They allegedly claimed to be with UPS and delivering a package.

A man then answered the door and was shot in the leg, police said. He has been hospitalized.

The gunmen ran in an unknown direction, police said.

A description was not available.