Man critically hurt in shooting at McDonald's drive-thru

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A man sitting in a vehicle at a McDonald's drive-thru in East New York was critically injured when a shooter walked up to the car and opened fire.

It happened at the restaurant on Jamaica Avenue shortly before 4 p.m.

Police say the 27-year-old victim was sitting in the passenger's seat of a vehicle at the drive-thru when the suspect approached the car and fired off seven shots.

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The passenger was struck in the back and arm.

Police say the driver, who was not hit, drove more than half a mile to Bushwick Avenue and Furman Avenue, where the victim was picked up and rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Police have not yet identified a suspect or motive in the case. It's unclear if there was any prior history between the shooter or victim, or if it was a random attack.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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