LAWLESS NYC: One dead as two scooter-riding gunmen shoot four people in broad daylight

According to the NYPD, the 28-year-old deceased victim was shot multiple times throughout the body and was pronounced dead at the scene

LAWLESS NYC: One dead as two scooter-riding gunmen shoot four people in broad daylight
According to cops, several people were seen outside on the street when the shootout took place, however, no witness has come forward (Photo by Citizen App)
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QUEENS, NEW YORK CITY: In a horrific broad-daylight attack in New York City, four people were gunned down by a pair of gunmen. The two suspects were reportedly on a scooter when they carried out the gruesome attack. The incident took place in Queens, New York City, on Sunday, September 18, 2022, as revealed by NYPD.
 
According to the New York Post, the suspects, who are yet to be identified fired at victims around 1.30 pm in front of 95-23 41st Avenue in Elmhurst. Out of the four victims, one was fatally shot. The deceased victim, a 28-year-old man, was reportedly riddled with bullets. According to the NYPD, the man was shot multiple times throughout the body and was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
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According to the New York Post, the three other victims were rushed to Elmhurst Hospital. They are said to be in stable condition. The publication shared that of the three people, a 29-year-old man suffered bullet wounds to the left arm and cheek. Another has been identified as a 36-year-old man who was shot in the left hand, whereas, the third one, a 32-year-old man, was struck in the torso. It was not exactly clear if all the men were the intended targets.
 
According to New York Daily News, the man who was fatally shot has been identified as Edwin Naula. The publication stated that several people were seen outside on the street when the shootout took place, however, no witnesses came forward, as revealed by a cop at the scene. According to the publication, a man who works at bodega steps from where the shooting took place said he was “not surprised” by the violence.
 
A neighbor, on the other hand, said that she often sees people drinking and doing drugs outside the deli. “It scares me that the violence is only increasing,” said Leslie Galicia, 32, adding, “I have two boys, I want their safety. Every morning to drop my children off at school, I walk this way.” Speaking of gunmen, the two suspects are still at large.
 
The latest incident comes after a 15-year-old student named Unique Smith was shot dead he engaged in a fist fight with two masked youngsters in a packed Brooklyn park on September 7, 2022. 
 
According to Chief of Detectives James Essig, Smith, a student at Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School, was sitting on a bench in McLaughlin Park with two young females when the attackers approached him wearing ski masks. A fist fight began between them after words were exchanged, according to Essig. The person, who is described as wearing just black clothes and a black mask, took out a gun and shot the victim.

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