The victims include an 11-year-old boy who was shot while playing outside of his home in Flatbush, and now, officials are demanding something be done to put a stop to the violence.
The child was wounded in a drive-by shooting that happened just before 10 p.m. on East 29th Street, as he stood on a porch with others when witnesses heard three gunshots.
Terrence Solomon saying his only grandson, TreShawn, was just feet away from their home when someone drove by and began shooting, hitting the boy in the leg.
"They drive fast and shoot, man, that's all the little babies," he said. "They're little kids, nobody big out here."
Detectives say he was not the intended target, and the investigation is ongoing.
Solomon says this is unacceptable.
"It's my grandson shot, and he's only 11," he said. "A little boy playing in a yard, alright? Trust me, I don't feel good about this. I don't feel good about it. How could you (feel) safe?"
TreShawn is expected to survive.
Borough President Eric Adams and anti-violence protesters are demanding a "crisis response" from the NYPD as shootings citywide have increased this year.
Here are the times and locations for the other Tuesday evening shootings:
--8:11 p.m.: 18-year-old shot at Church Avenue and East 21st Street
--8:13 p.m.: 22-year-old shot at Bedford Avenue and Eastern Parkway
--9 p.m.: 19-year-old shot at 45 Lott Street
And earlier Tuesday in the borough:
--10 a.m.: 26-year-old shot at 379 Throop Avenue
--1:30 a.m.: 24-year-old shot at 362 Sutter Avenue
All victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
There have been no arrests, and all the shootings remain under investigation.
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