2 Killed After NYC Funeral

Another 4 injured after Brooklyn church attack
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 28, 2015 12:09 AM CDT
6 Shot Outside NYC Funeral
New York City Police Department Crime Scene investigators survey the scene of a shooting outside the Emmanuel Church of God early today.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

A dispute outside a New York City church where a funeral was taking place last night triggered a shooting that left two people dead and four others injured, police say. Authorities say 15 rounds were fired outside Emmanuel Church of God in Brooklyn's East Flatbush neighborhood around 8:30pm where mourners had gathered for the funeral of a 38-year-old man who died of a heart attack. The New York Times reports that it's thought the six all had attended the funeral, and had just exited it.

Four men and two women were struck by gunfire. Two men died, one person was in critical condition, and the others were expected to recover, police say. Police believe there were multiple shooters. They say several cars sped away after the shooting and no arrests have been made. (Read more New York City stories.)

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