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Two Men Shot, One Fatally, in Front of Astoria Houses Friday Night

Astoria Houses (Queens Post)

Sept. 25, 2021 By Christian Murray

A 31-year-old man is dead and another man wounded after they were both shot in front of the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex Friday night.

Anthony Edwards, a resident of Astoria Houses, was shot in the face in front of the public housing development at around 11:10 p.m.  He was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital – Queens where he was pronounced dead.

A second man, 30, was also shot in the incident, and sustained a gunshot wound to the groin. He was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable condition.

The police have not made any arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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