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Woman killed, man injured by stray bullets in Coney Island: police

NEW YORK — A mother of six was an innocent victim of stray gunfire Monday morning in Coney Island, police said.

Police say Dorothy Dixon, 53, and a 47-year-old man were shot around West 33rd Street and Neptune Avenue, near a construction site, at 11:42 a.m.

Dorthy Dixon, 53, was working at a construction site in Coney Island when she was struck and killed by a stray bullet.

Dixon was shot in the torso and the man was hit in his left leg. The victims were transported to a hospital, but Dixon did not survive, police said. The man remains in the hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

Police say two men were arguing with each other when one of them pulled out a gun and fired several shots.

Officials are now looking for a dark-colored SUV seen fleeing the scene after the shooting.

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