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Two men shot in Harlem; one victim shot in the face

Posted at 9:02 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 21:02:53-04

HARLEM, Manhattan — Two men were shot in Harlem on Sunday night, police said.

Two men were shot in Harlem on Sept. 15. One man was shot in the face and the other man was shot in the abdomen.

They were hit on West 145th Street near Malcolm X Boulevard just before 7 p.m. One of the men, 43, was shot in the face, officials said. The other man, 37, was shot in the abdomen.

Both men were taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. They are both expected to survive.

No arrests have been made. Police described the shooter as a man in his 20s. he was last seen wearing dark clothing.

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