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Two people are dead and another is injured after a shooting in New York 

Two people are dead and another is injured after a shooting in a New York home

  • The shooting occurred on Friday at 7am inside a home in Queens, New York 
  • Police said a man barricaded himself inside the home and refused to come out
  • Authorities found two people, a man and woman, shot dead inside the home
  • A third person, a 43-year-old man, was shot twice and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries
  • Man who initially refused to come out of the home has been taken into custody

Two people have been killed and another person is injured following a shooting in Queens, New York. 

The shooting broke out on Friday at about 7am inside a home on 77th Street in the Ditmars Steinway neighborhood.

Police said a man had barricade himself inside the home and refused to come out. 

Authorities eventually found two people, a man and woman, shot dead inside the home.

Police said the shooting broke out on Friday at about 7.40am inside a building on 77th Street in Ditmars Steinway in Queens, New York

A third person, a 43-year-old man, was shot twice and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe the three victims knew each other but are still trying to determine the relationship between them.

The man who had initially refused to come out of the home has been taken into custody. 

Authorities have not released any other information about the shooter or victims.  

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