1 dead, 3 others injured in Chelsea shootings just blocks apart

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1 dead, 3 others injured in Chelsea shootings just blocks apart
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It was a bloody 24 hours in Chelsea after there were two shootings just blocks apart. One of them was a triple shooting that left a Queens man dead. Chantee Lans has the details.

CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police man the corner of 10th Avenue and West 25th Street just feet away from the popular upscale event venue Lavan 541, where a shooting happened outside.

It was a bloody 24 hours in Chelsea after there were two shootings just blocks apart. One of them was a triple shooting that left a Queens man dead.

"It was kind of scary," said Mark Barez.

Mark Barez, who is on the wait staff, heard the gunshots on Saturday night while working inside the event space.

"We saw a lot of police officers and ambulances, so we don't know actually what happened, but we know that something bad happened," added Barez.

Five hours later, there was another shooting just blocks away on West 23rd Street. This time, a man was shot in the chest. He is expected to survive.

The violence is sending shockwaves to residents.

"It's scary, you're afraid to go out," said Katie Murphy.

As police investigate, detectives released new details on the victims outside the venue

Rasithamar Grant of Rosedale, Queens was killed.

Police confirm a 32-year-old woman shot in her left is a Correction Department assistant deputy warren. A 37-year-old man was also shot.

No arrests have been made.

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