One dead and three injured as gunman opens fire at party before fleeing

A MANHUNT is underway after a gunman opened fire at a party being held in a mechanic shop, leaving one person dead and three injured.

The shooting took place right around 9.40pm when the gunman reportedly entered the shop and opened fire.

One person is dead after gunfire erupted at a party

One person is dead after gunfire erupted at a partyCredit: CBS NEW YORK
Three others were injured

Three others were injured

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another victim, a male, was reportedly struck in the leg.

The other two victims, both women, suffered graze wounds, according to CBS.

They are all expected to survive.

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A motive for the shooting is not yet known.

No arrests have been made in connection to the crime.

Authorities continue to search for a suspect.

The mechanic shop is located on 89th Avenue and 129th Street in the Richmond Hill neighborhood in Queens.

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Richmond Hill is an affluent community bordered by Kew Gardens, Woodhaven, and South Richmond Hill.

The neighborhood is often referred to as being family-friendly, with many parks and schools nearby.