2 shot, killed on Sunset Park basketball court

Police say two men were shot and killed at a basketball court in Sunset Park Monday night.

According to authorities, the 22-year-old and 28-year-old victims were talking to a group of men inside the park at 41st Street and Seventh Avenue before the shootings occurred. Emergency responders say both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Residents say the park stays open until 1 a.m. and the basketball courts are home to a youth tournament of more than 750 players.

Police ask anyone with information about the shootings to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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