Thanksgiving eve violence leaves two dead, one critical in NYC: cops

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Thanksgiving got off to a bloody start in New York City — two people were dead and another is in critical condition after shootings and stabbings occurred late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, police said.

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An unidentified man was fatally wounded in a broad daylight Thanksgiving shooting at Hoey Avenue and East 174th Street in the Charlotte Gardens section of the Bronx, police said.

The victim was shot around 10:40 a.m. and was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The circumstances remained unclear hours later, and no arrests had been made.

Another man was shot and killed in his car near 145th Drive and 184th Street in the Brookville section of Queens around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, officials said.

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When police responded to the intersection, they found the 40-year-old victim unconscious and unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a 2018 Nissan Maxima with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police said he crashed into a telephone pole after being shot.

The man, whose name was not released pending notification of the family, was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests had been made as of Thursday morning and the motive was unclear.

NYPD police investigate the scene of a shooting at Sheridan Avenue and East 165th Street in the Concourse section of the Bronx.
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Earlier Wednesday at around 7:45 p.m., another man was shot in the torso at East 173rd Street and Boston Road in Crotona Park East, officials said.

He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in stable condition. Purpose not known.

Hours later, a man was shot in the left leg at Sheridan Avenue and East 165th Street in the Concourse section of the Bronx at around 1:20 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Two police officers investigate the scene of a shooting of an unidentified man at Sheridan Avenue and East 165th Street in the Bronx around 1:20 p.m.
An unidentified man was shot at approximately 1:20 a.m. at Sheridan Avenue and East 165th Street in the Bronx.
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Police said he was taken to Lincoln Medical Center in serious but stable condition.

No arrests have been made, and the circumstances leading up to the shooting are unclear.

Meanwhile, at about 3:50 a.m., a 28-year-old woman was stabbed in the arm by another woman at West 140th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem, police said.

Police respond to the scene of a woman stabbing another woman at West 140th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.
Police respond to the scene of a woman stabbing another woman at West 140th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.
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A winter coat is seen thrown over a car in Harlem where a woman stabbed another woman.
A winter coat is seen thrown over a car in Harlem where a woman stabbed another woman.
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The victim was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

Police said her assailant fled east on West 140th Street and no arrests have been made.

Police could not immediately confirm a motive for the stabbing, or whether the two women knew each other.

Police said two people were also stabbed shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday at East 75th Street and First Avenue on the Upper East Side.

Police at the scene, and blood splattered on the sidewalk where two people were stabbed at East 75th Street and First Avenue on the Upper East Side.
Police at the scene, and blood splattered on the sidewalk where two people were stabbed at East 75th Street and First Avenue on the Upper East Side.
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Officials said the men, aged between 35 and 24, were walking in a group when they got into an argument with an acquaintance.

Police said that as the altercation turned violent, the suspect stabbed the older man in the leg and the youth in the groin.

Taped-off scene where two men, 35 and 24, were stabbed at East 75th Street and First Avenue on the Upper East Side.
Police said the men were attacked during a scuffle with a suspect who is known to them.
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Both men were taken to Weill Cornell in stable condition.

The assailants fled on foot in an unknown direction.

No arrests have been made.

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