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Two injured in separate Brooklyn shootings overnight: cops


An 18-year-old woman was shot in the knee blocks from Prospect Park Monday night — and a 37-year-old man was blasted multiple times inside a Brooklyn laundromat in a separate incident, cops said. 

The teen victim was walking on Winthrop Street near Rogers Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens just before 10:30 p.m., with another person, when someone fired from a gray vehicle, striking her, police said. 

Police officers investigate the scene the shooting in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
Police officers investigate the scene the shooting in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
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She was taken to the Kings County Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

It wasn’t immediately clear whether she was the intended target. 

Earlier in the evening, around 8 p.m., a 37-year-old man was blasted four times in the leg inside the Oceanview Laundromat on Ocean Avenue near Church Avenue in Prospect Park South, cops said. 

Police say it's unclear whether or not the teenager was the intended target of the shooting.
Police say it’s unclear whether or not the teenager was the intended target of the shooting.
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He was taken to the same hospital in stable condition. 

The motive for the shooting was unclear. 

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