1 killed, 1 injured in shooting inside lobby of Manhattan NYCHA complex

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Friday, October 28, 2022
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One person was killed and another injured during a shooting in the lobby of the Pedro Albizu Campos Plaza housing complex in East Village.

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) -- One person was killed and another injured during a shooting in the lobby of a NYCHA building in Manhattan Thursday night.

Police say the shooting happened inside the Pedro Albizu Campos Plaza housing complex located on East 12th Street in Alphabet City around 7:30 p.m.

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in the stomach, while a 24-year-old man was shot in the left leg.

Both victims were transported to Bellevue Hospital, where the 21-year-old was pronounced dead.

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The second victim is expected to survive.

The suspect was described by police as a man wearing a gray sweatshirt, last seen fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

No arrests have been made. The investigation remains ongoing.

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