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Williamsburg: NYPD Probes Possible Hate Crime After Chasidic Teens Hit With Paintballs

nypdn1The NYPD is investigating a possible hate crime in Williamsburg.

According to police, two Chasidic teenagers were hit with paintballs near Morton Street and Juliana Place on Saturday night.

The 13- and 16-year-olds were walking with their grandfather at the time. He was not struck.

The incident follows a previously reported paintball shooting involving a 41-year-old Chasidic man in the same neighborhood.

Cops are urging anyone with information on either case to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

(YWN Desk – NYC)

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