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2 men shot in Brooklyn, 1 in serious condition

Posted: 8:36 PM, May 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-27 04:39:11-04

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Two men were shot in East New York on Sunday night, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Both men are in serious condition following the shooting near Dumont Avenue and Hendris Street, police said. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m.

Authorities said one of the men was shot in the right torso, while the other was shot in the right leg.

Police have not yet released any identifying information for the victims.

It’s not yet clear what led up to the shooting.

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