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At Least 1 Dead, 3 Wounded in NYC Concert Shooting

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Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

One person was killed and three others wounded in a shooting at a New York City concert venue where popular rap artist T.I. was scheduled to perform Wednesday night.

The New York Times says a 33-year-old man died after being shot at Irving Plaza, located near Manhattan's Union Square neighborhood. Authorities say the other victims were a 34-year-old man who was shot in the chest, a 26-year-old woman shot in the leg, and a fourth person who walked into a hospital on their own. The identity of and nature of the injury to the fourth victim is unknown.

Video taken inside the club and posted on Twitter shows the audience running towards the exit screaming in fear, while a person is assisting someone who appears to be hurt and falling to the floor.

No arrests have been made in the shooting.

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