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Gunfire erupted in Bayside, Queens neighborhood

One individual was damage when gunfire interrupted in one of many quietest corners of the 5 borough early Saturday, neighbors and police mentioned.

“All of us thought it was fireworks,” mentioned Stephen Markowski, who lives on thirty eighth Avenue in Bayside, Queens, and was woke up round 3 a.m. when photographs rang out between 209th Avenue and Corporal Kennedy Avenue.

Residents of the leafy, suburban-style neighborhood declare to have heard almost two dozen gunshots, although police would solely affirm that a couple of shot was fired.

One man who was sitting within the again seat of a automotive when he was shot, police mentioned. He was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Queens with non-life-threatening accidents. No arrests have been made.

A state worker who lives within the neighborhood stories that his two automobiles have been hit a complete of thrice, together with one bullet that punctured the motive force’s facet rear tire of the Charger.

A baby seat also had bullet holes in it from the shooting.
Among the injury from the early-morning NYC capturing.
Damaged vehicles
One individual was reported injured with non-life-threatening accidents.
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Bullet fragments found at the scene of the shooting
Bullets have been fired and hit a number of autos within the Queens neighborhood.
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“Bayside is the most secure neighborhood in Queens. The most secure, interval,” the person mentioned. “We’ve by no means seen something like this. There’s by no means been a capturing from what I can recall.”

The 111th Precinct, which incorporates Bayside, had reported zero shooting incidents for the reason that begin of the 12 months.

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