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1 dead as 12 were shot near a Brooklyn playground

NEW YORK  — Gunfire at a large. 1 dead as 12 were shot near a Brooklyn playground. outdoor event in Brooklyn killed one man and injured at least 12 others late Saturday, police said.

Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted on Sunday that the shooting in the east Brooklyn neighborhood of Brownsville “shattered a peaceful neighborhood event.”

#BREAKING At least 12 people shot near a park in Brownsville #Brooklyn. Shooting happen shortly before 11pm near New Lots Ave. Investigation ongoing. #NYPD #FDNY #EMS on the scene.

@NY1

#Breaking 1 dead after at least 12 people are shot in #Brownsville #Brooklyn Saturday night according to police sources. #NYPD still on the scene investigating why someone opened fire at a block party.

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CitizenApp_NYC: (Brownsville, Brooklyn) Five Shot in Park — Additional officers and EMS are rushing to Brownsville Playground where at least five victims were shot. Their conditions are unclear. Additional updates here

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