5 shot in 3 drive-by shootings over 14-minute span in Brooklyn

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July 14, 2020 - 7:51 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five people were shot in the vicinity of a NYCHA complex in Canarsie, Brooklyn on Monday, all of whom were expected to survive, the NYPD said. 

The five people were shot in the vicinity of the Bay View Houses just after 6:00 p.m. on Monday, police said. 

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At approximately 6:19 p.m., officials said a 23-year-old woman was shot four times in the chest at 1571 Remsen Ave.

At 6:31 p.m., three 19-year-old men were shot at 2105 Rockaway Parkway.

One was shot in the elbow, another was shot in the leg and another was shot in the back, officials said.

Minutes later at 6:33 p.m., at Flatlands 4th Street and East 108th Avenue, a man was shot in the back while riding a scooter along with a woman who was uninjured, police said.

Each victim was transported to local hospitals, officials said. 

The shootings are reportedly connected.

According to NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison, a white four-door sedan was linked to each of the shootings, and it is believed that each victim was an intended target.

Police later released images of the vehicle wanted in the series of shootings.

All five people were expected to survive, the NYPD said.

An investigation is ongoing.