Arguments over a spot in New York today erupted in gun fire. Horace Coleman, an ordained minister, opened fire shooting two victims.
CBS New York reports:
Diners in a Bronx community ran for cover as shots rang out Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened in the shadows of the ballpark on East 161st Street and Gerard Avenue, near the Crown Diner, around 1:30 p.m.
Witnesses said a man dressed in a suit and straw hat, later identified as Horace Coleman, shot two victims before dropping his gun and putting his hands up. He was then quickly arrested by court officers in the area who were on their lunch break, CBS 2′s Sean Hennessey reported.
Witnesses said the shooting occurred following a dispute between food cart vendors who were arguing over a spot. Investigators said the alleged shooter owns a water stand in the concourse area.
How could and incident like this occur in New York which is one of the strictest states in the U.S. with regards to purchasing, possessing and the carrying of hand guns.
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