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09 Jan 2020 | 06:05 AM UTC

US: Two dead in shooting incident in New York City January 9 /update 1

Two people killed in a New York City shooting on January 9



The New York City Police Department announced that the two suspects involved in a shooting in Manhattan's Greenwich Village have died on Thursday, January 9. Both parties were engaged in a dispute in a lounge along Avenue A. One began shooting at the other upon their departure, prompting two police officers' involvement. Police shot one suspect who has since been pronounced dead. The other person involved that was shot by the first suspect has also died. Police and other emergency services likely remain on the scene while an investigation is carried out.


Individuals in Manhattan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and follow all directives issued by local authorities.