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Cops: 2 killed in Freeport shooting

Two people were shot and killed on Jesse Street in Freeport Monday night, Nassau police said.

Freeport Village police responded to a report of shots fired shortly after 9 p.m. and discovered the two victims, police said.

Neither the ages nor the genders of the victims were available Monday night, police said.

Nassau homicide squad detectives were brought in to conduct the investigation, police said. Late Monday night, part of Jesse Street was closed to traffic, as investigators searched the area near a sidewalk, where the two bodies were covered by plastic sheets.

Nassau police would not confirm a report on News 12 that two people were taken into custody at the scene of the shooting.

No further information was released concerning the names of the victims or a possible motive for the shootings.

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