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Cops: 1 critical as two men shot in New Cassel

Two men in New Cassel were shot and wounded, one critically, early Monday morning, Nassau police said.

A 21-year-old and a 24-year-old were in the vicinity of Third Street and Brush Hollow Road about 12:44 a.m. when the shooting took place, police said. Both men were taken to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow.

The 21-year-old, who was shot in the arm, leg and chest, was admitted to the hospital in critical condition, police said. The 24-year-old was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg, and was released.

Detectives asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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