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Fifteen people were shot in a rash of violence in New York City.

The violence left two people dead and 13 others injured within a span of just 8 hours.

The NYPD reported the first shooting late Saturday.  It happened at an East Harlem Park.

In that incident, 3 people were shot, with one of the victims being seriously injured, at Jefferson Park on 113th Street and First Avenue; Shortly before 3 a.m.

On Sunday, 2 people were shot dead in Hamilton Heights when a driver got out of his car and opened fire.

The motorist fled after killing a 21-year-old and a 29-year-old man.

A man in his 20s was shot on West 128th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem at around 1 a.m.

A 19-year-old man was shot on Lewis Avenue and Van Buren Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant at around 2 a.m. And a 26-year-old was shot at Sutter Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York at around 5:30 a.m.

3 people were shot in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx around 3 a.m. Sunday.

A 19-year-old and a 24-year-old were both shot in the arm and a 29-year-old was shot in the thigh. The three victims are expected to survive.

In the South Jamaica section of Queens at around 6 a.m. Sunday, 4 people were shot when two men got out of a car and fired more than 20 rounds. Two of them are in critical condition.

Police say three other people were shot and injured with non-life-threatening injuries in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Officers from the NYPD also shot and injured a man who was attacking a woman with a knife in an apartment building in the Bronx shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday.

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