Double shooting injures man, woman in Brooklyn; police searching for suspect

PROSPECT PARK SOUTH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating a shooting that injured two people in Brooklyn Tuesday.

According to authorities, a man and woman were shot along East 18th Street and Church Avenue around 4:20 p.m.

They say a 43-year-old woman was shot one time in the left thigh while a 53-year-old man was shot one time in the right arm.

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The women were found inside a fourth floor apartment on Sutter Avenue, where a nine-year-old girl called 911 at around 11:20 p.m. Monday.



Officials say the suspect fled in a black Jeep.

Both victims were taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

They are expected to survive.



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