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1 useless, four wounded in Coney Island boardwalk taking pictures, NYPD says

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Aug 29, 2022

One character become killed and 4 others had been injured following a taking pictures at New York City’s anciental Coney Island boardwalk, police stated.

At 11:fifty seven p.m. on Saturday night time gunfire erupted at the boardwalk, leaving a 42-year-antique guy useless after struggling a bullet wound to his returned and male and lady sufferers who had been shot in both withinside the leg or ft in solid situation, the New York Police Department stated.

The NYPD stated there had been now no longer arrests as of early Sunday morning.

People close to the famous Brooklyn summer time season vacation spot mistook the taking pictures for fireworks, CBS New York reported.

“Fridays they’ve fireworks in Coney Island. I concept perhaps there is a few personal fireworks happening. It become like seven shots, one after another. It become very quick,” one character advised CBS New York.

Police have now no longer recognized the sufferers or made an arrest withinside the taking pictures and are persevering with to research the incident.

The taking pictures comes only a month after a comparable taking pictures occurred simply blocks away at the boardwalk.

In July, 5 humans had been shot at the boardwalk close to a close-by amphitheater, CBS New York reported. That taking pictures left a 31-year-antique guy in important situation and 4 others injured, police stated.