BROOKLYN - Police are investigating the shooting of a young man in Brownsville.

Authorities say the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. today on Rockaway Avenue near Pitkin Avenue.

The victim, a 19-year-old man, was shot in the leg.  

A street vendor told News 12 he heard two gunshots and saw two young men take off in different directions.

The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital and is expected to survive.

No arrests have been made.