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

TWO people have died after being shot in New York, according to reports.

Cops are hunting three suspects after gunfire erupted near a recording studio in Manhattan on Thursday.

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

Cops raced to the scene within seconds as the incident reportedly unfolded near a New York Police Department precinct.

They were taken to Bellevue hospital where they died.

Officers have not identified the victims.

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

The motive of the shooting remains unknown.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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

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In April, dozens of people were injured after a masked gunman open fired 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, NY Fire Department officials revealed.

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

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

Mom-of-one Naya Ruffin, 22, and teen 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 weekend of April 23.

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