24-year-old barbershop worker shot during attempted robbery in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a gunman wanted for shooting a worker at a Brooklyn barbershop during an attempted robbery on Monday.

Authorities said just after 8 p.m., two men entered the High Profile barbershop located at 1958 Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush.

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One of them then pulled out a gun and shot the 24-year-old employee in the right shoulder, officials said.

The victim was rushed to Kings County Hospital where he's expected to survive.

An investigation is ongoing as police continue to search for the gunmen.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).