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Teen killed in double shooting in Brooklyn


Police are investigating the shooting of two men in Brooklyn, which they believe was an intended attack. (PIX11)

WILLIAMSBURG, BrooklynPolice are investigating what is believed to be a targeted double shooting in Brooklyn that left one man dead and another injured early Wednesday.

Two men were standing outside 160 Havemeyer Street in Williamsburg shortly after midnight when two other men approached and shot them, according to police.

They were taken to the hospital for their injuries.

One of the victims, 19, was shot in the thigh and back. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The second victim, 20, was shot in the shoulder, and is currently being treated for his injuries.

The gunmen fled the scene in a white sedan, said police.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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