At least 5 shot in drive-by shootings in Brooklyn

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CANARSIE, Brooklyn (WABC) — Officials are investigating after at least five people were shot in drive-by shootings in Brooklyn on Monday night.

NYPD officers said the shootings occurred in three locations within a mile and a half radius near the 69 Precinct:

-1571 Remsen Ave

-2105 Rockaway Pkwy

-Flatlands & Eeast 108 Street

Police say all the victims are believed to be the intended targets.

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In the first incident, a 23-year-old woman was shot four times in the chest around 6:20 p.m.. She was taken to Brookdale Hospital by private means.

Ten minutes later, three males were shot. A 19-year-old was shot in the elbow, another 19-year-old was shot in the leg and another 19-year-old was shot in the back. All three of those victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital by EMS.

Two minutes after that, a 19-year-old man who was accompanied by a female on a scooter was shot one time in his back. The female may have suffered injuries from falling off the scooter.

Police say the victims’ injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Authorities say a white, four-door sedan was involved in each of the shootings.

“Right now we need the public’s assistance, if anyone does have information, we’re gonna ask for you to reach out to 1-800-577-TIPS,” said Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison.

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