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Man shot twice, seriously injured in Brooklyn drive-by shooting

Posted at 9:02 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 21:02:04-04

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 25-year-old man was seriously injured in a Thursday drive-by shooting just blocks from Prospect Park on Thursday night, police said.

Someone opened fire from a vehicle on Union Street near Franklin Avenue around 7:50 p.m., then drove away, officials said.

The victim was shot in the arm and buttocks, officials said. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital – NYC Health + Hospitals. The man is not likely to die.

No arrests have been made. Police have not yet released a description fo the shooter or of the vehicle.

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