Woman killed, man wounded in NYC shooting

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A woman was killed and a man was wounded during a shooting in Brooklyn on Thursday night, police said.

The female victim, 54, was shot twice in her chest on a sidewalk on St. Johns Place near Rochester Avenue in Crown Heights at about 8:30 p.m., police and sources said.

She was taken by EMS to Kings County Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

An officer at the scene in Crown Heights.
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Shooting on St. Johns Place in Brooklyn
The female victim, 54, was fatally shot twice in the chest.
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Shooting on St. Johns Place in Brooklyn
Sources said the suspect fled on foot.
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The 30-year-old male victim was shot in the arm and taken to the same hospital in stable condition, where he is being highly uncooperative with investigators, police and sources said.

Sources said a man fled the scene on foot after the shooting.

No arrests were immediately made.

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