3 shot in Brooklyn hours after deadly shooting in Queens

BEDFORD STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Three people were shot in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident was reported on 456 Dekalb Ave. just after 4:30 p.m.

The victims were shot outside the Lafayette Gardens apartments. One was shot in the head. The incident may have started inside, but quickly spread out onto the street.

A 24-year-old man was shot in the head and is in grave condition. Another 24-year-old man was shot in the chest and a 23-year-old man was shot in the leg.

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The other two victims are expected to survive.

It is unknown if those shot were the intended or unintended targets.

Few other details were released, but no arrests have been made.

The triple shooting was the second in the city on Tuesday. In Queens, a 20-year-old man was killed and a woman and another man were injured when a gunman started shooting at them while they were in a courtyard.

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