Two dead in Midtown Manhattan ‘recording studio’ shooting as cops hunt 3 suspects who fled scene near Times Square

TWO people have died after being shot in New York.

Cops are searching for three suspects after gunfire reportedly broke out near a recording studio in Manhattan on Thursday.

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Two people died after being shot in New YorkCredit: ABC7
The victims were taken to hospital where they died

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The victims were taken to hospital where they diedCredit: ABC7

One of the victims was shot in the head, while another was hit in the back, ABC7 reported.

Cops rushed to the scene within seconds as the incident reportedly took place near a New York Police Department station.

They were taken to Bellevue Hospital where they died.

Officers did not identify the victims.

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Cops are looking for three suspects who fled the scene near Times Square.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

New York has seen a more than 40% increase in major crimes in the past month, compared to the same period in 2021, according to the NYPD.

In April, dozens of people were injured after a masked gunman opened fire on the city’s subway.

At least 29 people were hospitalized while 10 people were shot when gunfire erupted during the morning rush hour at the 36th Street subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, department officials said New York Fire Department.

A wave of gun violence has rocked parts of the United States in recent weeks.

At least six people were killed last weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mother-of-one Naya Ruffin, 22, and teenager Jahmal Houston were among the victims.

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Meanwhile, eight people were killed in Chicago last weekend.

And, Milwaukee was rocked by more than a dozen shootings over the April 23 weekend.

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