BROOKLYN - Police say two people were shot Saturday afternoon near a liquor store at 48th Street and Church Avenue in East Flatbush.

Authorities say the male victim was shot in the neck, and the female victim was shot in the leg at around 3:30 p.m.

Both victims were taken to Kings County Hospital in serious condition.

Residents in the area say crimes such as this are becoming far too common as of late.

No arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.