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Construction worker killed, 2nd injured in Coney Island shooting: police

Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 22:11:54-05

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — A construction worker is dead and a second is injured after a shooting in Coney Island Monday, according to police.

Dorothy Dixon, 53, and a 47-year-old man were shot around West 33rd Street and Neptune Avenue, near a construction site, at 11:42 a.m. police said. Dixon was shot in the torso and the man was hit in his left leg.

They were shot after a man in a dispute with another man pulled out a gun and fired several shots. Both of those men fled the scene after the shooting.

The victims were both take to area hospitals, but Dixon did not survive, police said.

A dark-colored SUV is now sought, according to Shea.

No arrests have been made.

WATCH — Police discuss the shooting and other incidents: 

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