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Dispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured

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    A Creole sign reads "Where Everyone is Family," at the scene of a shooting outside Emmanuel Church of God in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday.
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NEW YORK » Police say a dispute outside a New York City church where a funeral was taking place triggered a shooting which left two people dead and four others were injured.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday outside the Emmanuel Church of God in Brooklyn’s East Flatbush neighborhood.

Police say four men and two women were struck by gunfire. Two men died, one person was in critical condition and the others were expected to recover. Most were in their 30s and 40s.

There have been no arrests.

Authorities say 15 rounds were fired and they believe there were multiple shooters. They say shots were fired from in front of the church and from the church.

Investigators were examining surveillance video and interviewing witnesses early Tuesday.

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