Man, 25, fatally shot outside Chelsea’s Dream Hotel: cops

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A 25-year-old man was shot dead early Thursday outside the high-end Dream Hotel in Chelsea, cops said.

The victim was blasted in the lower torso in front of the hotel on West 16th Street near Ninth Avenue around 12:20 a.m., according to police.

Police at the scene of a shooting outside the Dream Hotel on W 16th Street.
Police at the scene of a shooting outside the Dream Hotel on West 16th Street.
Christopher Sadowski
Police at the scene of a shooting outside the Dream Hotel on W 16th Street.
The victim’s name has not been released, pending family notification.
Christopher Sadowski
Police at the scene of a shooting outside the Dream Hotel on W 16th Street.
EMS rushed the victim to Lenox Hill Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Christopher Sadowski
The shooting took place in an area with a vibrant night life scene and a nightclub next door remained open after the shooting.
The shooting took place in an area with a vibrant night life scene and a nightclub next door remained open after the shooting.
Christopher Sadowski

EMS rushed the victim to Lenox Hill Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting happened during a dispute between the victim and another man, who fled, NBC New York reported. It’s not believed that either man was a guest at the hotel, according to the report.

The victim’s name has not been released, pending family notification.

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