WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Two teenagers were injured in a shooting in Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police said.
A 19-year-old man and 17-year-old girl were shot at 200 Maujer Street in Williamsburg around 3 p.m., according to the NYPD. The shooting happened at the courtyard of the Williamsburg Houses about a block away from Grand Street Campus High School, where both victims are students, according to a School Safety Agents spokesperson.
The 19-year-old suffered a graze wound to his head, while the 17-year-old was shot in the stomach, officials said. Both teens were hospitalized in stable condition.
The shooting wasn’t random, and it appears the teens were targeted, according to police. However, it remains unclear why the teens may have been targeted.
A male suspect was seen running away from the scene after the shooting. He was wearing a black and red jacket and a ski mask, police said. No arrests have been made.
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