Brooklyn drive-by shooting leaves 18 and 19-year-old victims injured

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CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Two men in a silver BMW were shot in Brooklyn on Saturday night, an NYPD spokesman said.

The 18 and 19-year-old victims were in a vehicle on Ralph Avenue near East 78th Street when a white sedan pulled up alongside them around 9:15 p.m., police said. Someone in the sedan fired multiple rounds at the BMW, striking the victims.

The 18-year-old man was shot in his shoulder, an NYPD spokesman said. A bullet grazed the 19-year-old victim’s head.

Their injuries were not considered life threatening, police said.

Officials have not yet released a description of the shooter.

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