NYP officers stand guard after two women and a four-year-old girl were injuring by gun fire in Times Square, New York on May 8, 2021.
NYP officers stand guard after two women and a four-year-old girl were injuring by gun fire in Times Square, New York on May 8, 2021.
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Three people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured in a shooting in New York City's Times Square, police said.

The shooting took place at around 5 p.m. on Saturday at 44th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, Xinhua news agency reported citing the police as saying.

The injured persons were sent to a nearby hospital and are expected to survive, and police believed that none of the victims knew each other or the shooter.

A dispute involving several individuals led at least one of them to pull out a gun and open fire, the police said. The New York Police Department released a video showing a person of interest.

No arrests have been made yet. An investigation is underway.

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