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7 people shot in under 4 hours across NYC overnight, NYPD says

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Posted at 7:59 AM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 08:05:30-04

NEW YORK CITY — It was a violent night in New York City as shootings across the boroughs left one person dead and six others wounded, all in under four hours, according to the NYPD.

The injuries came from five different incidents, which started in Brooklyn when a man was shot around 11:40 p.m. near the intersection of Gates and Tompkins avenues in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area, police said.

The man was rushed to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition, cops said.

Over in Manhattan, a man was shot in the leg around 12:25 a.m. near East 102nd Street and Third Avenue in the East Harlem neighborhood, police said. His condition was not known.

Less than 20 minutes later, two men were shot in the Bronx. Authorities said one man was wounded in the shoulder and the other in the leg when gunfire rang out on Vyse Avenue, near East 173rd Street, in the Charlotte Gardens neighborhood. Their conditions were not known.

Things turned deadly in Brooklyn around 2 a.m. when two men were shot near East 49th Street and Church Avenue in East Flatbush, police said.

According to authorities, 35-year-old Jomo Glasgow of Queens was pronounced dead at the hospital after cops found him with a gunshot wound to the chest. A 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot to his buttocks, police said.

Finally, a bullet grazed a man's chest in a shooting around 3:20 a.m. near Waltham Street and 105th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, cops said.

No arrests have been reported and the NYPD said investigations into the five shootings remain ongoing.

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