Police: Man injured in Flatbush shooting

Police say a couple in Flatbush was shot at while walking down the street early this morning. The incident occurred near Flatbush Avenue and Hubbard

The incident occurred near Flatbush Avenue and Hubbard Place around 12:30 a.m.

The incident occurred near Flatbush Avenue and Hubbard Place around 12:30 a.m. (7/20/15)

BROOKLYN - Police say a couple in Flatbush was shot at while walking down the street early this morning.

The incident occurred near Flatbush Avenue and Hubbard Place around 12:30 a.m.

Police say a man and his girlfriend were on their way to buy coffee at Dunkin' Donuts when they passed a double parked car on Hubbard Place.

Investigators say a man inside the car started yelling at them, pulled out a black gun and shot the man in the elbow. They say the suspect took off running.

The couple flagged down a van, and took it to Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan.

Police describe the vehicle as a dark gray SUV minivan. They say the driver fled southeast on East 40th Street.

Officials are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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