Three injured in NYC Times Square shooting
File photo of police officers at Times Square in New York, in the United States.Wang Ying/Xinhua/IANS

Three injured in NYC Times Square shooting

New York, May 9, 2021

Three people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured in a shooting in New York City's Times Square, police said.

The shooting took place at around 5 p.m. on Saturday at 44th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, media reports quoted the police as saying.

The injured persons were sent to a nearby hospital and are expected to survive, and police believed that none of the victims knew each other or the shooter.

A dispute involving several individuals led at least one of them to pull out a gun and open fire, the police said.

No arrests have been made yet.

The New York Police Department released a video showing a person of interest.

An investigation is underway.

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