Police searching for man who shot and killed two sisters in Throgs Neck

Police are searching for the man who shot and killed two sisters Tuesday night in their Throgs Neck apartment.

Police say Loreen Merchan, 33, and Yasmin Merchan, 26, were killed when an argument broke out between one of the women's common law husbands. Police say the man shot the two and fled.

According to witnesses at least two children were in the apartment at the time of the shooting. Neighbors rushed to help the women after hearing the shots.

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