NYPD: 5 people shot in separate shootings just a mile apart in East New York
Multiple people were shot in East New York overnight in what appears to be separate shootings.
Police were called to the corner of Wyona Street and Hegeman Avenue around 3 a.m. after three people walked into the hospital with gunshot wounds
News 12 is told the victims are a 28-year-old man, 29-year-old man and a 41-year-old man.
Investigators say they were all shot in the lower part of their bodies, all went to the hospital on their own and are all expected to survive. Police say it is still early in the investigation but it appears there were some sort a fight at the scene moments before the shooting. They believe the suspect fled the scene in a gray SUV.
About a mile away from the scene, two more people, a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old woman, were also shot.
It happened around 9:50 p.m. Monday on 370 Montauk Ave. Police tell News 12 they got a ShotSpotter alert and when they arrived on scene they found a 15-year-old with a gunshot wound to the chest. The 18-year-old was shot in the leg. Both were taken to the hospital and News 12 is told they are in stable condition.
News 12 is told a person of interest was initially questioned from that shooting but was not charged.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.