1 dead, 11 hurt in string of holiday shootings

July 5, 2012 3:24:06 AM PDT
A 33-year-old man was fatally shot in his Flatlands, Brooklyn, apartment in one of several shootings across New York City on Independence Day.

That man was shot in the head inside his home on East 48th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four people, two men and two women, were injured in a shooting late Wednesday night in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Two men were also shot in separate incidents in the Bronx around 11:30 p.m., and a 24-year-old man was hit in the leg in East Harlem just before midnight.

Police say a total of 12 people were wounded by gunfire between 5 p.m. and midnight.

Besides the one fatality, all the other injuries were not life threatening.

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