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Man shot during vigil in Bed-Stuy, shooter at large: NYPD

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 20:56:20-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A man was shot while attending a vigil in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and on Wednesday, police searched for the suspect.

It happened on Sept. 23 at around 9:30 p.m. at Gates Avenue near Tompkins Avenue, when a suspect approached a group of people at a vigil and shot a 34-year-old man multiple times in the right arm and chest before fleeing the scene.

The man was taken to the hospital and was said to be stable.

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