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Members of rock band Yellow Dogs shot in New York

Members of rock band Yellow Dogs shot in New York

FATAL SHOOTING: Police are seen outside of the location of a fatal shooting in Brooklyn. Police say members of the Iranian rock band The Yellow Dogs were shot. Photo: Associated Press

COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say musicians killed in a shooting at their Brooklyn apartment were members of the Iranian indie rock band The Yellow Dogs.

The band’s manager says the shooter was a member of a different group.

Police say he opened fire and killed three people, then went to the roof of the East Williamsburg row house, where he killed himself.

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says there had been a dispute over money.

Authorities initially thought the shooter was a former member of the band.

The manager of The Yellow Dogs says two members were killed, along with another musician who lived with them but wasn’t in the band.

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