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Teenage girl shot in face, 2 men killed as bullets fly in NYC: cops

Bullets flew in the Big Apple between Saturday night and Sunday, with at least eight shootings in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn that left two men dead – and a 17-year-old girl shot in the face, according to the NYPD.

An 18-year-old man was shot twice in the head and killed at around 11 p.m. Saturday on W Avenue and Batchelder Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. He was taken to Coney Island Hospital but did not survive, police officers said.

A few hours later, a 32-year-old man was shot in the torso at 23 New Lots Avenue, also in Brooklyn, around 3 a.m. Sunday, police said. He was taken to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

NYPD officers at the scene of a shooting in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on May 21, 2022.
NYPD officers at the scene of a shooting in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on May 21, 2022.
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There were no immediate arrests in either shooting and the identities of the victims have yet to be notified to families.

Meanwhile, a 17-year-old girl was shot in the face at a party in the Bronx around 1am, police officers said.

The girl was at 500 Trinity Avenue when a person shot into the crowd. The bullet went through her right temple and came out of her left nostril, police officers said.

She was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition, police said. There were no immediate arrests.

“She’s lucky,” a police source said. “It could have been a lot worse.”

Police are investigating a shooting at East 188th Street and Marion Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
Police are investigating a shooting at East 188th Street and Marion Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
Robert Mecea
A 20-year-old was shot in the right leg on East 188th Street.
A 20-year-old was shot in the right leg on East 188th Street.
Robert Mecea

The night’s shooting began around 5 p.m. at 2829 Central Avenue in the Bronx when a 37-year-old man was shot dead in a robbery.

The gunman took the victim’s jewelry and then shot him twice in the right leg, police officers said. There was no immediate arrest.

Other shootings in the Bronx involved a 20-year-old who was shot in the right leg at around 10 p.m. at East 188th Street and Marion Avenue, and a 31-year-old who was shot in the left arm by an unknown gunman around 11 a.m : 8 p.m. at East 194th Street and Marion Avenue, police said.

NYPD at the scene of a shooting at East 194th Street and Marion Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
NYPD at the scene of a shooting at East 194th Street and Marion Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
Robert Mecea
A 31-year-old man was shot in the left arm in the 194th Street shooting.
A 31-year-old man was shot in the left arm in the 194th Street shooting.
Robert Mecea
NYPD at the scene where a 32-year-old man was shot in the leg on Vyse Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
NYPD at the scene where a 32-year-old man was shot in the leg on Vyse Avenue in the Bronx on May 21, 2022.
Robert Mecea

A 32-year-old man was shot in the left leg just before 11 p.m. at 1773 Vyse Avenue, also in the Bronx. He was expected to survive but was uncooperative, police officers said.

A man has shot himself on the Harlem subway, police officers said.

The man was found with a gunshot wound around 3 a.m. on the Nos. 2 and 3 subway lines at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, police officers said. Police found a gun and determined the man had shot himself. He was in stable condition.

Police are responding to a man who shot himself on the subway at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue on May 22, 2022.
Police are responding to a man who shot himself on the subway at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue on May 22, 2022.
Set Gottfried
The condition of the man who shot himself on the train is stable.
The condition of the man who shot himself on the train is stable.
Set Gottfried

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