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Baby grazed by bullet, man shot in knee in Brownsville, NYPD says

A stray bullet grazed the knee of a

A stray bullet grazed the knee of a 1-year-old child in Brooklyn on Aug. 19, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne

A stray bullet grazed the leg of a 1-year-old child while a 20-year-old man suffered a wound to the knee after shots rang out from an unknown shooter on a Brooklyn street Saturday afternoon, police said.

The incident happened about 5:15 p.m. when a bullet grazed the right knee of the child, who was with his mother and grandmother on Sutter Avenue between Van Sinderen Avenue and Junius Street in Brownsville, police said.

A short distance away, a 20-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the right knee, police said.

The man told investigators he heard the gunshot and felt pain, police said. He did not cooperate with investigators.

The child was taken to Kings County Hospital Center, police said. The 20-year-old man was taken to Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Both are expected to survive, police said.

No one has been arrested in connection with the shooting.


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