YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Multiple people were shot in Yonkers on Thursday.
It happened around 4:15 p.m. near Elm Street and Oak Street in a neighborhood known as the Trees.READ MORE: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
Police say a group of people was standing outside a bodega on the corner when a sedan drove by and someone opened fire.
Three men and one woman were struck by bullets.
All four victims were taken to local hospitals. One victim was last reported to be in serious condition. The other three victims are in stable condition.
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On the scene in Yonkers. Four shot in drive by shooting at 150 Elm. Mayor Spano and Police Cmsr Mueller here. pic.twitter.com/5pz3korqLm
— Tony Aiello (@AielloTV) June 10, 2021
CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports there are preliminary concerns it may have been a gang-related shooting.
The public is being asked to avoid the area.
#YonkersPD at scene of confirmed shooting incident area of Elm Street and Oak Street with several gunshot victims. Please avoid the area. Media staging area at Elm Street and Victor Street. Preliminary info subject to change.
— Yonkers Police HQ (@YonkersPD) June 10, 2021
The shooting happened just around the corner from where a 6-year-old boy was shot in the chest in April. He survived.
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