Bystanders—a boy and a man—are wounded in shooting in Brooklyn
An 11-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man were wounded in a shooting in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, June 20, 2019. (FOX 5 NY)
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - An 11-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man were recovering Friday after being wounded by a stray bullet in Brooklyn.
The boy and the man were shot while standing on the sidewalk outside a supermarket in Crown Heights at about 7 p.m. Thursday, according to the NYPD.
Police officials said a gunman opened fire at someone but missed. Instead, the shots hit the boy in the shoulder and the man in the knee, police said.
The boy was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition. He underwent surgery.
The wounded man was also treated at the same hospital.
The NYPD said both are expected to survive.
Cops have a "person of interest" in custody.