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4 Injured When Gun Goes Off At Waldorf Astoria Hotel In Midtown

Updated Sunday, June 14 10:09 a.m.

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork/AP) -- Bullets and crime scene tape marked one of the world's most famous hotels on Saturday night.

The Waldorf Astoria New York has hosted everyone from President Obama to Marilyn Monroe.

Now, as CBS2's Matt Kozar reported, it's at the center of a shooting investigation triggered by people at a wedding.

Officials told 1010 WINS that the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. during a wedding at the Midtown hotel on Park Ave and 50th Street.

Normally the street is lined with limos and expensive cars, not crime scene vans.

One woman was grazed by a bullet. She appeared to be conscious and talking in the back of an ambulance as paramedics rushed her to the hospital, CBS2's Kozar reported.

Sources said she was grazed after a gun accidentally went off during a wedding party.

"That discharge resulted in one individual being struck and in addition there were three other people struck by debris, marble, and tile," a police spokesperson said.

The shooter was placed under arrest. He was not immediately identified.

"We were just walking in and I heard a gunshot. I thought something happened," one man said.

Guests at the hotel were stunned by the police activity.

"We're absolutely astounded to arrive here and find out there's been a shot and etc, etc," Kevin Baskeyfield said.

Most of the guests were from Russia and would not discuss what happened with CBS2.

Three other people were injured, but not shot, WINS reported.

The guests who suffered minor injuries were taken to Bellevue and Roosevelt Hospitals.

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