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 At least four people were shot, one fatally, as a weekend of violence continued in The Big Apple late Saturday, police and sources said.

And the bloodshed didn’t let up on Sunday morning, when three more people were shot in separate incidents across the city.

There have been at least 20 shootings or stabbings in all five of the city’s boroughs since Friday, causing at least three deaths. 

On Saturday night, a man was fatally shot at a Harlem smoke shop near the busy intersection at 125th Street and Fifth Avenue shortly after 10 p.m., police and sources said.

Police sources said the man was declared dead at the scene.

A trail of blood was splattered on the sidewalk outside of the Shake Shack across the street from the Level Up Exotics smoke shop. 

A violent night in NYC leaves at least four people shot across the city. Police responding to a shooting outside a smoke shop in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2023.

Police at the scene where a man was fatally shot near a smoke shop and Shake Shack on E125th Street and Fifth Avenue around 10:15 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2023.

“The guy was bleeding over there,” said one witness, gesturing towards the sidewalk outside of the restaurant.

“I saw them try to give him CPR. He was bleeding like crazy,” they said.

Nijam, an employee at Kennedy Fried Chicken which is also at the intersection, said he heard shouting followed by a single gunshot.

“It’s dangerous. There is too much crazy people here,” he said about the area.

Shouting was heard before shots rang out on E125th Street and Fifth Avenue on Feb. 11, 2023.

Just blocks away at the same time, a female was shot near 125th Street and 2nd Avenue, according to police.

“I was taking care of a customer and I saw this woman and she was shot in the chest,” BP gas station attendant Mohammed Sayer told The Post.

She told him through tears that she had been shot, while clutching her chest. She was shot somewhere nearby and then walked to the gas station, Sayer said.

Police at the scene where a woman was shot near a BP gas station on Feb. 11, 2023.

“I’m very scared of this area. There is a lot of crime here,” he said through bulletproof glass.

In the Bronx, a man was shot near 55 E. 196th St. in the Jerome Park neighborhood around 9:40 p.m., cops said.

Another man was shot in Staten Island at 121 Norway Avenue around 11:15 p.m., police said.

The stabbing occurred around 9:40 pm near the corner of New York and Church Avenues in Brooklyn.

Additionally, a 29-year-old man was slashed in the neck in Brooklyn, cops said.

According to police, the victim was stabbed at 3202 Church Street in East Flatbush around 9:38 p.m. 

He was transported to King’s County Hospital in grave condition.

The suspect, a male dressed in all black, fled the scene on foot, police said.

Over a 15 hour period from Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, two people were killed and 13 others were shot or slashed across four boroughs.

The violence continued into Sunday morning with a woman shot outside a Bronx nightclub and two men struck by gunfire in separate incidents in Manhattan and Brooklyn, cops said.

The 19-year-old woman was shot in the right leg in front of 53 Westchester Square, where Plush 101 is located, around 4:15 a.m., cops said. She was taken to a hospital by private means in stable condition. It wasn’t clear if she was the intended target.

Earlier in Manhattan, a 30-year-old man walked into New York Presbyterian Hospital around 1:15 a.m. with a gunshot wound to the stomach, cops said. Around the same time, a 21-year-old man was shot in the hand at East 40th Street and Kings Highway in Brooklyn.

Both were expected to survive, cops said. 

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