US police: 1 dead, 8 injured in shooting in New York

The NYPD said one person was killed and eight others were injured in a mass shooting that took place early Monday morning in the Harlem area.

And police said 6 men and two women were among the injured, noting that the shooting was aimed at a group of people who were on the footpath after they had finished attending a night party late Sunday night.

She indicated that the deceased man was 21 years old and that he had breathed his last after arriving at the hospital for treatment.

According to US media, a handgun was found near the scene of the accident, while the police failed to detain the suspects.

There have been several shooting incidents in the United States in recent weeks, and according to the Archive of Gun Violence, there have been at least 255 shootings in the United States this year.

Source: abc + nbc news.

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