10 People Shot In Corona, Queens Attack

Ten people were shot Saturday night in the borough of Queens.

Two gunmen approached a group of people on foot near 99th Street and 37th Avenue in Queens on Saturday evening while brandishing weapons, Galen Frierson, assistant chief and commanding officer of the police department's Patrol Borough Queens North, said at a news conference Sunday.

Chief of Detectives James Essig said three of the victims were known Trinitarios gang members, who are believed to be the intended targets of the shooting. The seven other victims were bystanders, Essig said. As the victims, eight men and two women, scramble for cover, two more men on getaway mopeds then appeared.

All the victims who range are ages 19 to 72, were treated at hospitals; none of their injuries were considered life-threatening.

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