At least five wounded in NYC shootings overnight

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At least five people were hurt in four shootings across New York City overnight, police said.

The bloodshed occurred over a two-hour span in the Bronx, Queens, and on Staten Island, where in the latest incident, a woman was shot twice in the left foot near Bay and Wave streets in the Stapleton section at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, cops said.

The suspect, a thin, 5-foot-9 man, sped off in a white vehicle. The woman, 31, was taken to Richmond University Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries, police said.

Just minutes earlier in Queens, around 4:20 a.m., police were called to Ninth Street, near Vernon Boulevard in Hunters Point, where a 32-year-old man was shot in the right leg and right finger and a 31-year-old man was shot in the torso, cops said. The victims, whom police described as uncooperative, went to Cornell and Mount Sinai hospitals respectively in stable condition, authorities said.

At 3:45 a.m., police were called to 2511 Third Avenue in the Mott Haven section of The Bronx, near East 138th Street, where a 25-year-old man was shot in the back and a 30-year-old male was stabbed in the torso inside the location, the department spokesman said. Both men, described as uncooperative, were taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition, police said.


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