ASTORIA, Queens (PIX11) — A correction officer was shot during a robbery in Queens, police said on Saturday.

A call came in regarding a shooting along Steinway Street near 34th Avenue a few minutes past 5 a.m., according to authorities. The 39-year-old victim was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police said he was robbed by three suspects who then fled in a car. The victim was listed in stable condition.

Just a few hours before the robbery, an unrelated fatal shooting took place in Harlem, Manhattan.

An investigation by the police was ongoing. No arrests have been made in connection to the incident.

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