Mount Vernon man shot outside nightclub

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Mount Vernon police are trying to determine who shot a city man in the buttocks during a scuffle at a South Fourth Avenue nightspot Wednesday.

The 29-year-old victim was taken to Mount Vernon Hospital around 10:30 p.m. with injuries not considered life-threatening. The man, whose name was withheld by police, has been released.

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The man told police he was shot by an unknown assailant as he was trying to leave Club Dazzles after a fight broke out.

Mount Vernon Police are asking anyone with information to call 914-665-2510. In addition, anonymous tips can be phoned in to 914-665-2588.

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