CANARSIE, Brooklyn – Five people were shot in related shootings in three locations in Canarsie, Brooklyn, Monday night, according to a New York police officials.
Police believe the victims were the target of the attacks and are also looking for a sedan vehicle that is allegedly the connection of these events.
According to the latest police information, the attacks occurred less than a mile and a half away and within 12 minutes.
The most recent attack occurred at the intersection of East 108th Street and Flatlands Avenue at 6:33 p.m. The victim was a 19-year-old man who was accompanied by a woman aboard a scooter and was shot in the back.
Two minutes earlier at 6:31, a second attack was recorded on 2105 Rockaway Parkway. There the victims were 3 young men of 19 years who were shot in the elbow, leg, and back respectively.
The first incident occurred 10 minutes earlier at 6:20 p.m. and the victim was a 23-year-old woman who was shot 4 times in the chest.
Authorities say the five victims remain at Brookdale Hospital and are expected to recover.
WATCH: Chief of @NYPDDetectives Rodney Harrison provides a preliminary update about multiple people shot in Brooklyn earlier tonight. We’re asking anyone with information to DM @NYPDTips or call at 800-577-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.
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Police Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison said they are looking for a white sedan car that was allegedly involved in all the attacks.
These attacks occurred after a violent weekend that left at least 35 people shot, including the one-year-old minor Davell Gardner Jr., who passed away after being hit by a bullet in the stomach while in his baby carriage in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
The police told that at the moment there have been no arrests in both events and they continue to investigate.