NYC shooting near mall leaves man injured in Brooklyn

NYPD is urging the public to stay away

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A man was struck by gunfire near Atlantic Terminal Mall in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 

The NYPD is urging the public to stay away from Atlantic Avenue and Ft Greene Place as police respond to the scene. 

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There were about 50 kids outside the mall and they scattered after the shooting, which grazed the victim, News 12 reports. 

The NYPD did not have a description of a suspect or suspects immediately after the shooting. 

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New York City is on high alert after a suspect opened fire on a subway train in Brooklyn Tuesday morning, leaving more than two dozen people injured. 

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