Violence amid revelry at NY West Indian Day Parade

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NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a shooting a few blocks off the route of the annual West Indian Day parade has left a police officer wounded and three people dead.

The officer was shot Monday night in one of his arms. He is hospitalized and is expected to survive.

One dead person is believed to be a bystander. The other two are believed to be criminal shooters.