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Baby Boy Among 2 Injured in Brooklyn Shooting: Police

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    A 1-year-old boy was among two people hurt in a shooting in Brooklyn, police say. Wale Aliyu reports.

    (Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017)

    A 1-year-old boy was among two people shot and injured in Brooklyn on Saturday evening, police said. 

    Shots rang out near Sutter and Van Sinderen avenues in East New York shortly before 5:15 p.m., according to police. Witnesses say the shooting started off as an argument inside a nearby store. 

    The boy was with his mother and grandfather when a bullet grazed his knee, police said. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital and is expected to be alright. 

    A 20-year-old man was also hit by a bullet in his right leg. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital and is also expected to survive. 

    Young Boy Among 2 Injured in Brooklyn Shooting

    [NY] Young Boy Among 2 Injured in Brooklyn Shooting

    A 1-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the knee and a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in Brooklyn on Saturday evening, police said.

    (Published Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017)

    "When I got out of the store, I saw the guy walking up the block. He was bleeding," a man, who gave his name as Noel, said.

    "It's sad," said Ishmael Gomez, who lives nearby. "Older person, young person. It's sad for both families."

    Amid the gunshots, people leaving the nearby Sutter Avenue L line station scattered. 

    Some people didn't hear the gunfire because a train was roaring by as the shots went off, witnesses said. 

    Police put up posters at the Sutter Avenue station on Saturday evening, asking for help finding the gunman. 

    No one has been arrested. Police said they've reviewed surveillance video and are looking for a thin, 20-year-old man with braided hair. 

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