Gun violence

5 People Shot Overnight After Club Argument Turns Violent: NYPD

An NYPD officer shot a gunman after seeing him fire on a group of people

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At least five people were shot early Monday morning in upper Manhattan after an argument outside a club turned violent, according to the NYPD.

Shots rang out at West 211st Street and 10th Avenue in Inwood around 4 a.m. Following what appeared to be a verbal dispute in front of a nightlife establishment, officers saw a gunman open fire on a group of people.

The cops confronted the gunman and shot him in the hip, according to police. The gunman was taken into custody and transported to the hospital, where he was in surgery as of 8 a.m.

Four other people, all male, were injured in the shooting; according to NYPD Chief of Patrol Juanita Holmes, they are expected to survive their injuries.

No officers were injured in the incident, police said.

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