NEW YORK - Three innocent people were shot in Manhattan when a gun battle broke out in front of a bodega.
Police say three armed men followed another man into the store. The man who was followed ran behind the counter and pulled a gun. A video of the incident shows the terrified worker cowering in the corner as the confrontation took place. A short time later, all of the men exchanged gunfire outside of the store.
A group of about six bystanders was sitting at a portable card table outside of the store and got caught in the gunfire.
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A 42-year-old woman was hit in her left arm. EMS took her to Columbia Presbyterian hospital in stable condition.
A 58-year-old woman was shot in her buttocks. EMS transported her to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem in stable condition.
A 78-year-old man was hit in his left arm and abdomen. EMS rushed him to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem in stable condition.
All four of the shooters got away and remained on the loose.