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2 Dead In Separate Incidents In Brooklyn

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) New York City police were investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man in Brooklyn.

Police said they responded to a 911 call of shots fired at 2 a.m. Wednesday on Stuyvesant Avenue. They found the victim on the street, shot three times in the torso and twice in the left leg. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There were no immediate arrests.

Elsewhere in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning, police found a 27-year-old man unconscious with bruising to his face. He was pronounced dead at the scene, at 91 Saratoga Ave. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

The two incidents are not related. Neither victim was immediately identified.

A third incident was caught on surveillance camera in a Coney Island bodega Tuesday. A 24-year-old woman was shot in the arm and back but is expected to survive. It is not known is she was the intended target. Police said the victim had gone to the store with her two nieces. They were unharmed.

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