Governor Cuomo staffer reportedly shot, in critical condition

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NY Governor Staffer Reportedly Shot, in Critical Condition
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's first deputy counsel is reportedly in critical condition after being shot in the head early Monday morning.

Forty-three-year-old Carey Gabay was one of four people injured at the start of Brooklyn's annual J'Ouvert Festival.

According to WABC, a fifth victim died after being stabbed.

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The annual festival, which celebrates Caribbean culture, has been overshadowed by violence before. In 2014, three people were shot — and one killed — at the event.

Cuomo appointed Gabay to his current position in January this year. He had previously served as the governor's assistant counsel since 2011.
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