Multiple people shot and wounded in New York

New York has been placed on a citywide alert after three people were shot and wounded, according to reports.

A crime scene has been formed at an intersection in East Harlem, Manhattan, where multiple ambulances are also in attendance.

Fox News reports police have mobilised a “level one” response, saying the status of the gunman remains unclear.

No fatalities have been confirmed at this point. Police are reportedly investigating whether the incident is gang related.

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