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Two men wounded, taken to hospital in afternoon NYC shooting

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Two men were shot on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street Saturday afternoon, police said.

The gunfire erupted on Vernon Ave. near Marcus Garvey Blvd. at about 1:40 p.m., authorities said.

A 26-year-old man was shot in the left leg and a 39-year-old man was hit in the right leg, police said. The gunman is believed to be a teen that was wearing a black jacket, blue pants and blue cap, cops said.

The victims, who said they heard gunshots and felt pain, were taken to Kings County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the NYPD said.

An investigator examines the scene of a double shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
An investigator examines the scene of a double shooting in Brooklyn.
William Miller
Police at the scene of a double shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
The alleged gunman who shot two men is believed to be a teenager, according to police.
William Miller

The 26-year-old victim ran off after being shot and then called 911 from Lewis Avenue, less than a mile away, police said.

There are no arrests.



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