2 shots at Red Hook Houses in Brooklyn, including a NYCHA employee

NEW YORK – Two people, including an NYCHA employee, were shot and killed at the Red Hook Houses Thursday morning.

It happened around 11 a.m. on Columbia Street near Mill Street.

Police say a 52-year-old victim is in critical condition after being shot in the leg and chest.

Another victim, a 33-year-old NYCHA employee, was shot in the leg. He was about 75 feet from the scene of the shooting and police say he was hit by a stray bullet.

Police say they found a gun and casings at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip through their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All conversations are treated confidentially.

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