Man shot, killed in Harlem early-morning dispute; police search for gunman

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Monday, October 24, 2022
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A man in his 20's was shot and killed Saturday near the Jackie Robinson Houses in Harlem, after he got into a fight with the suspect.

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man was killed after an early-morning shooting in Harlem Saturday, according to police.

At around 3:10 a.m., police found the victim with a gunshot wound in his chest, near the Jackie Robinson Houses at 118 East 128 Street.

Two men were allegedly fighting outside when one of them pulled out a gun and shot the victim, who was in his 20's, police said.

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The NYPD is still looking for the gunman, who took off after the incident.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in Harlem where he was pronounced dead.

Law enforcement's investigation is ongoing.

This deadly incident happened just hours after a man was injured in a shooting in the East Village.

The 25-year-old victim was shot in the stomach on St. Mark's Place near Avenue A just after 11 p.m., according to police.

He was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police are still searching for the gunman, who fled from the scene of the shooting.

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