Police: Man fatally shot, another slashed with machete

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A man was fatally shot and another attacked with a machete after a dispute with two armed men, police say.

The incident happened on Thursday inside the lobby of an apartment building at 550 Ocean Ave. around 10:35 p.m.

Police say two men entered the building and began to talk with the two victims before an argument broke out.

A 24-year-old man was shot in the back and the leg while a 23-year-old man was slashed on his arms with a machete.

The 24-year-old man was transported to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 23-year-old man who was attacked with a machete was transported to Maimonides Hospital in stable condition.

Police say they are looking for at least two suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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