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A devastating incident occurred in Harlem during a late-night barbecue gathering, resulting in the death of a 21-year-old man and leaving eight others injured, Your Content has learned.
The incident took place at approximately 12:35 am, when gunfire erupted, causing harm to a group of individuals enjoying their evening.
According to law enforcement officials, a total of nine people were shot, comprising two women and seven men. The injured victims were rushed to nearby medical facilities for immediate treatment.
Unfortunately, despite the efforts of medical professionals, the 21-year-old man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital.
Preliminary investigations suggest that the gathering was centered around a barbecue event that took place on Sunday night.
The authorities continue to gather information and are working diligently to determine the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident.
As the community grapples with this appalling act of violence, it serves as a reminder of the increasing crime rates in New York City.
However, it is important to approach the matter objectively and allow the ongoing investigation to uncover more details, according to Daily News.