1 man killed, 2 others injured in Roosevelt shooting

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Police say one man is dead and two others were injured in a shooting in Roosevelt overnight Sunday.

The incident happened on West Fulton Avenue just after midnight. Police say they got two Shot Spotter notifications, then received a call about a man with a gun, and then received another call about a disturbance.

News 12 is told when officers arrived at the scene, they discovered three men had been shot.

Police say a 30-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police have not confirmed the man's identity.

A 26-year-old man was also shot in the knee, and a 21-year-old man was shot in the lower back. They were hospitalized, and officials say their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police are searching for the gunman and have not made any arrests at this time.

Investigators say there was a party underway in the area at the time with a lot of pedestrian traffic, and they are working to determine if the party is linked to the shooting. The shooter is believed to have arrived in a vehicle, and a verbal dispute led to gunfire, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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