Police: 10-year-old boy, 25-year-old shot, injured on Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island
BROOKLYN - Police are investigating in Coney Island after two people were shot on Mermaid Avenue Saturday night.
One of the victims is a 10-year-old boy who was shot in the knee; the other, a 25-year-old. Both were taken to Lutheran Medical Center and are expected to be OK.
Witnesses say they heard five gunshots in total.
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Police are searching a male suspect, who they say was last seen wearing a yellow T-shirt, yellow shorts, white sneakers and a multi-colored baseball hat.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.