East Harlem triple shooting: 1 man dead, 2 hospitalized, police say

Scene of a deadly East Harlem triple shooting

Police on the scene of a triple shooting in East Harlem, Manhattan that left one man dead and two others hospitalized, according to officials. (PIX11 News via LLN NYC)

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — One man is dead and two others were hospitalized after a triple shooting in East Harlem overnight, according to the NYPD.

Police said responded around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday to a call for a man shot on East 126th Street, between Park and Lexington avenues.

Responding officers arrive to find a 37-year-old man who had been shot in the torso, authorities said.

EMS rushed the victim to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead, officials said.

According to the NYPD, further investigation revealed two other men, both 34, had been shot at or or near the scene of the fatal shooting.

Police said both of these victims were taken to nearby hospitals via private means.

One of the men suffered a gunshot wound to the hip, while the other was shot in the leg, the NYPD said. Both were expected to survive.

Authorities said it wasn’t clear what led to the shooting.

Video from the scene showed a man being taken into custody, however, an NYPD spokesperson said early Wednesday morning that no arrests had been made in the deadly shooting.

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