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4 killed, 3 wounded in Brooklyn shooting

12 October 2019

Authorities responded to a call of shots fired in the vicinity of the Triple A Aces private and social rental space on Utica Avenue near Michael Griffith Street in Crown Heights around 7 a.m., FDNY officials said. Shea said investigators collected "cards" and "dice" from the scene. The three who were injured were taken to Kings County Hospital and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. Two may live out of state and the rest live in neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn.

Further details have not yet been released.

According to police, illegal gambling was taking place on the first floor of the location.

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Chief of Patrol Rodney K. Harrison said there were never any complaints of a gambling operation at the location, which was only a few blocks away from the 77th precinct.

Two firearms - a 9mm and an untouched revolver - were recovered inside the sparsely decorated venue.

The victims, who have not been identified, ranged in age from 32 to 49, Shea said at a briefing near the shooting.

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No arrests have been made in connection to a shooting Saturday morning in Brooklyn, according to NYPD spokesman Brian Magoolaghan. He said there was no indication that it was a gang-related incident.

Editor's Note: The story has since been updated with the number of people injured.

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4 killed, 3 wounded in Brooklyn shooting