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Gunfire erupts at skating rink in New York City

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(CNN) -- Gunfire erupted at a skating rink in New York City on Saturday night, leaving two injured, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at Bryant Park.

One victim was shot in the back and the second one in the leg, according to the New York Police Department. The victims' injuries are not life threatening.

Megan Cutcher, a San Francisco resident visiting New York City, was having a drink with relatives at a nearby restaurant when the gunfire started.

"We sat down at one of the outdoor couches with a heater and ordered a drink," Cutcher said. "Right after we ordered, we heard three shots. Initially, it just sounded like a pop gun, but then people started screaming, and we realized it was more serious."

She grabbed her mother and pushed her under the table.

"We were at most 10-15 feet from the ice.," she said. "Luckily, the couches we'd been sitting on blocked us from the view of the shooter."

A few minutes later, the gunfire stopped and the restaurant staff ushered them into the kitchen for safety.

"I was able to calm down a bit, though my heart was racing," she said.

Police ordered them to stay put while they searched the area. About an hour later, they got an all-clear to use a particular exit.

The shooter is still on the loose.

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