Police say that at around 11 a.m. in Red Hook, an unknown gunman shot a 52-year-old man who was the intended target, but also shot a 33-year-old NYCHA worker who was an innocent bystander.
The 52-year-old is listed in critical but stable condition, while the 33-year-old is expected to make a full recovery.
So far, no arrests have been made. A nearby school was put on lockdown as a precaution.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is 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 CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.