Slew of shootings occur across borough
BROOKLYN - A slew of shootings across the borough sent multiple people to the hospital over the weekend, including a child.
A 30-year old man was shot in the leg in Canarsie overnight on Foster and Ralph avenues. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital in stable condition. On Avenue J in Flatlands, a 25-year-old man was shot in the leg and taken to Kings County Hospital.
On Saturday, two people were shot, including a 10-year-old boy who was hit in the knee. A 25-year-old was also shot. Investigators say they are looking for three men who ran from the scene. Both of the victims are expected to recover.
Two 22-year-old men were shot Sunday on East 37th Street in East Flatbush. Both of the men were taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition. Police say another shooting occurred on Bergen Street just after 4 a.m. Saturday. Police say one man was shot in the leg and neck, and was taken to Kings County Hospital. Officials say they have no suspects, and the victim is uncooperative.
Three people were shot in Brownsville on Tapscott Street Sunday morning. Police say one of the victims, a 28-year-old, was pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital. Two others were shot, but are both are expected to recover.