There was a Shooting on Essex Street this Morning [Updated]

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 at 8:28 am by

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There was a shooting on Essex earlier this morning at around 5am.

The intersection of Essex and Hester Streets is currently sealed, and traffic is closed between Grand and Canal. There are pieces of shattered glass in the intersection.

Cops are on the scene investigating.

A 31-year-old was shot in the shoulder after an alleged dispute among occupants of several vehicles. The victim walked himself to New York Presbyterian hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

One eyewitness also recalled hearing a series of four or five pops at around 5am.

We await further comment from the 7th Precinct.

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