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Massacre at Crown Heights gambling den

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By Ben Verde

Brooklyn Paper

Four people were killed and three were injured in a mass shooting at an illegal gambling club in Crown Heights Saturday morning, cops say.

Police responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 7 am inside 74 Utica Ave. near Pacific Street, where they found four dead men and two discharged firearms.

Those killed were between the ages of 32 and 49, police said. Two men and one woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police told reporters.

Police say they saw evidence of gambling such as cards and dice at the location, but did not see evidence of alcohol consumption.

As of Saturday morning, the shooting was listed on the Gun Violence Archive as the countries most recent mass shooting.

Police do not yet know why gunfire broke out. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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