Numerous violent incidents reported along West Indian parade route

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BROOKLYN -

There were several reports of violence along the parade route of the West Indian Carnival Monday, and police say two incidents happened right across the street from one another.

Police say a 22-year-old man was shot in the torso at 672 Eastern Parkway. He was taken to Kings County Hospital and is in stable condition.

Officials say the man's injuries are not expected to be fatal.

Another incident happened across the street, at 667 Eastern Parkway where police say a 20-year-old was stabbed in the torso. He was taken to Methodist Hospital in stable condition.

A third incident took place a few blocks down the road at 277 Eastern Parkway. Police say a man sustained blunt force trauma to the head.

In this particular case, police say the victim walked himself into Kings County Hospital. Police say he is in stable condition.

There were several other unconfirmed reports of violence throughout the afternoon like gunshots and slashing, but those incidents have not been confirmed.

No arrests have been made.

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