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Brooklyn Shooting Wounds NYPD Officer, Leaves 2 People Dead

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(credit: CBS 2)

(credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fatal shooting in Brooklyn Monday night has left a New York City police officer in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.

Two people are confirmed dead after gunfire exploded on Park Place in Crown Heights.  CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis reported that one suspected shooter is in the hospital and another shooter is also believed to be involved.

While details remained sketchy late Monday night, witnesses said the street was littered with bullet casings.  There is no word yet on what exactly led to the deadly violence.

The wounded officer was in uniform at the time of the shooting and was taken to Brookdale Hospital.

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