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the United States, where more than 45 shootings took place in the last month, another person was killed by shooting. New York police are chasing a suspect in the shooting at a grocery store.

Reporter Jung Hye-kyung reports.

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shooting occurred at a grocery store in Long Island, New York, USA, around 11 a.m. local time on the 20th.

Foreign media, including the Associated Press, reported that a 31-year-old man working at the grocery store fired a pistol.

A 49-year-old man working here was killed by a gun shot by a suspect.

Two other colleagues were taken to the hospital, but they were said to be in good shape.

[Witness: I went to the checkout counter and stood there, but I think I had six shots. The sound came from the manager's office.]

At the time, the shooting took place inside the grocery store manager's office.

There were hundreds of customers inside the grocery store, which could result in large-scale casualties.

[Patrick Ryde/New York Police Officer: At that time, there were hundreds of people in the store. They were trying to get out of the mart in a row.]

Immediately after the shooting, the suspect escaped to the highway with a pistol.

Police closed the neighborhood and called attention to the residents.

In the United States, more than 45 shootings have occurred in the last month, raising awareness every day.