New York shooting: 5 shot, wounded outside Brooklyn deli, police say

NEW YORK — At least five people are recovering from injuries after gunfire erupted outside a deli in New York City’s Brooklyn borough, authorities said.

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According to WPIX and WNBC, the incident occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Mother Gaston Boulevard and Belmont Avenue in Brownsville. New York police said several people were playing dice when someone drove up in a sedan, exited the vehicle and started shooting, striking five men.

Four of the men, ages 21, 22, 26 and 28, were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, the news outlets reported. A 29-year-old man who suffered a graze wound declined treatment, authorities said.

Authorities have not arrested anyone in connection with the shooting, according to WPIX. No further information was immediately available.

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