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Memorial Day violence in New York City left 1 dead and at least 8 injured


A 15-year-old was killed and eight other people injured in a wild night of shootings across the city on Monday, police and law enforcement officials said.

The teenager and a 30-year-old man were found with gunshot wounds on the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 123rd Street in East Harlem, police said.

The boy, who was not identified until the family notification, had been shot in the upper body. He was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital.

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The other man was hit in the right knee and was in a stable condition.

Four people were injured earlier that night when gunfire rang out around 8 p.m. in Bushwick, Brooklyn, sources said.

Three of the victims were taken to hospitals and one went to the nearby 83rd ward building. Their terms were unknown.

The shootout has been investigated as possibly gang-related, a source said.

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Shortly after 8 p.m. on Staten Island, near 231 Steuben St., not far from the Park Hill Houses, two men were shot dead.

A 19-year-old was hospitalized after a blow on the arm, and a 20-year-old was taken to the same facility with a leg wound. Your injuries are not considered serious. The shooter fled to a nearby wooded area.

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After 11 p.m., a man was shot dead near East 157th Street and Courtlandt Avenue in the Bronx, sources said.

“The sun is shining so the guns are out,” said a Brooklyn policeman.

This report originally appeared in the New York Post.

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