NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a gunman after two individuals have been shot in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Police say they don’t consider the victims have been the supposed targets.
As CBS2’s Thalia Perez experiences, police are trying to find an 18-year-old gunman who opened fireplace on Vernon Avenue between Lewis Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
The photographs have been fired round 2:30 p.m. outdoors the Willoughby Courtroom Residences.
A 39-year-old man informed police he was strolling by, heard the photographs and subsequent factor he knew, he was on the bottom, bleeding and affected by extreme ache in his proper leg.
A second sufferer, 26 years outdated, was additionally shot within the leg. He informed police an identical story.
Each victims have been rushed to an area hospital with non-life-threatening wounds.
One neighbor mentioned he’s lived within the neighborhood for 10 years and continually fears for his security and that of his younger daughter.
“It’s not a shock to me. It’s actually not. I simply keep … inside. I don’t do something however keep inside, go to work, get cash and are available again house,” he mentioned.
Different neighbors say they hope issues get higher quickly.
“Though I’ve lived right here for what seems like [to] me a very long time, I don’t have tremendous deep roots right here, however this can be a good neighborhood with wonderful individuals in it, and that’s actually, like, horrific,” neighbor Emma Spatz mentioned.
No arrests have been made. The seek for the 18-year-old suspect continues.
CBS2’s Thalia Perez contributed to this report. Editor’s word: This story was first printed on Dec. 11.