2 women wounded by stray bullets in separate NYC shootings

Police say two women are hospitalized after they were hit by stray bullets in separate shootings in New York City.

The first shooting happened in South Jamaica, Queens at about 10:30 p.m. Friday. Police say a gunman fired at a group of men. They say the bullet hit a 76-year-old woman sitting in a parked car.

The woman was hit in the back of the neck and is in stable condition at a hospital.

The second shooting happened at 12:40 a.m. Saturday in a public housing lobby in East Harlem.

Police say a gunman shot a 29-year-old man in the chest and also shot a 67-year-old female bystander in the leg.

The woman is in stable condition at a hospital. The male victim is in serious condition.

Police have released surveillance footage of the suspect in the Queens shooting. He is described as a black male with a thin build and curly black hair, last seen wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, white Nike sneakers and black jeans.

Anyone with information on either incident is being asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.com or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

Police say all calls are strictly confidential.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.