2 shot near Bronx playground, bus stop at East 173rd Street and Manor Avenue

The shooting happened after 6 p.m. Thursday at

The shooting happened after 6 p.m. Thursday at East 173rd Street and Manor Avenue. (Credit: News 12)

THE BRONX - Two people have been hospitalized following a shooting near a crowded bus stop and a playground.

The shooting happened after 6 p.m. Thursday at East 173rd Street and Manor Avenue.

News 12 The Bronx is told that a man and a woman, both in their 20s, were shot. The woman is believed to have been shot in the leg, while the man is believed to have been shot in the leg and shoulder.

A witness told News 12 The Bronx that the woman who was hit had been waiting for a cab.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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