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Two injured in shooting outside New York state senator's office: NYPD

The shooting took place in Brooklyn, just outside the office of Sen Jesse Hamilton, at around 7 pm yesterday.

Published: 24th August 2018 07:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th August 2018 07:50 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW YORK: The New York Police Department says two men have been wounded by gunfire outside a New York state senator's campaign office.

The shooting took place in Brooklyn, just outside the office of Sen Jesse Hamilton, at around 7 pm yesterday.

The New York Post reports both victims were taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The Democratic lawmaker says in a Twitter video that his staff feared for their lives when stray bullets landed inches from the front door of his campaign office in Crown Heights.

Hamilton says gun violence is a problem in the community he serves.

Police are searching for the gunman.

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