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YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Multiple people were shot in Yonkers on Thursday.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. near Elm Street and Oak Street.

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Police confirm there are multiple gunshot victims, but further details have not yet been released.

#YonkersPD at scene of confirmed shooting incident area of Elm Street and Oak Street with several gunshot victims. Please avoid the area. Media staging area at Elm Street and Victor Street. Preliminary info subject to change.

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— Yonkers Police HQ (@YonkersPD) June 10, 2021

The public is being asked to avoid the area.

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Lake Merritt shooting – Dogwalker caught in gunfire at Juneteenth parade that left 1 dead thought shots were FIREWORKS

A WOMAN who was in the middle of crossfire when two armed men open fire on a Juneteenth celebration in Oakland thought the shots were fireworks.

Anita Flynn was out walking her dog when some 300 party-goers came rushing in her directions.

1Four people were shot and one died on Saturday night during a Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, CaliforniaCredit: Citizen

Oakland Police are investigating a shooting, 2200 block of Lakeshore Avenue. 4 victims sustained gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced deceased at the hospital. This investigation is still active. If you have information call OPD (510)238-3821

— Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) June 20, 2021

"All of sudden, people in front of me started running away from me toward the gazebo,” she told KPIX 5.

"And I turned around, like, 300 people were running right at me. So I sort of stepped into the bush with my dog and they kind of ran around me.

"I thought it was maybe just fireworks."

One 22-year-old male is dead and five others are wounded after two armed men began shooting into a Juneteenth celebration at Oakland's Lake Merritt.

Police say the gunmen opened fire on the crowd at 6.25pm, sending more than 1,000 people scrambling for cover.

One victim was rushed to a hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Andrew Simpson, who was jogging in the park at the time of the attack, said people were running everywhere.

"I heard gunshots. It was really quick,” Simpson told the East Bay Times.

“Out of the corner of my eye I saw a guy with a gun pointing at a car.

"Everyone started sprinting and screaming. They were yelling 'we’re getting shot at!' I didn’t really understand what was going on. Hundreds of people were running.

"People were jumping in their cars and driving off."

There was fifth person who was injured, but didn't get shot, KGO reported.

The festivities drew a crowd of around 1000 people to the area to partake in Juneteenth.

The Last Saturday Of Spring: 4 people just shot at the #Juneteenth festival at #Lakemerritt in #Oakland.

— Oakland Photo Vault (@BlackKangoPhoto) June 20, 2021

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