2 teenagers shot, 2 people in custody in Sunset Park shooting

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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
2 teens shot, 2 people in custody in Brooklyn shooting
Two people are being questioned after two 18-year-olds were each shot in the shoulder in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Two teenagers were shot in the shoulder near a high school in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened at Fourth Avenue and 36th Street in Sunset Park near Lilian Rashkis High School.

Police say two 18-year-olds were shot in the left shoulder.

Video shows the chaos that unfolded inside a deli when gunfire erupted outside.

The shooter can be seen opening fire. The teens are then seen running back into the store to take cover along with other customers.

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Both of the victims were taken to Lutheran Medical Center and are expected to survive.

Two people were taken into custody and are being questioned at the 72nd Precinct.

The New York City Department of Education said that schools in the area went into a shelter in, not a lockdown, which has since been lifted.

There's no word yet on led up to the shooting.


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