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Chasidic Man Shot in Brooklyn
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(JTA) -- Hispanic gunmen allegedly shot a Chasidic man in the stomach in Brooklyn.

Burech Halberstam, 25, a Satmar, lay on a residential street bleeding after two men reportedly got out of a white car and shot him after midnight Tuesday morning in the heavily Satmar Williamsburg section of the New York borough. Halberstam was talking on his cell phone when he was attacked.

One witness told the New York Post that the attackers laughed after shooting Halberstam, whose father is a rabbi at a Williamsburg synagogue.

Halberstam had surgery and remains in the hospital, according to reports. Police officers questioned him about his attackers.

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08/12/2010 - 15:19

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