Updated 08/13/2012 11:39 PM
Teen Injured In Brooklyn Shooting Shares Her Harrowing Story
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Four teenagers were shot and injured in a playground in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Monday evening and NY1 spoke with one of the victims.
The shooting took place around 6:30 p.m. on Fulton Street near a park.
Police say 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm, another 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man received graze wounds and a 13-year-old girl received a graze wound on her back.
The wounded girl, who would not show her face on camera, said, "Me and my cousin left the train station, we were coming from Downtown Brooklyn, coming across the street and I stopped for a second and we heard shots behind us and we thought they were firecrackers. So we turned around to see what it was and then all we see is people running and then I feel something hit me in my back. And I was holding the Target bag and I dropped it and started running to my aunt's house."
She continued, "I just want to know why he did it because he's shooting at the park where a bunch of little kids are, and if he's doing this he must have been in a lot of pain, so the guy needs help."
Authorities say the gunman fled on a bike and by late Monday no arrests had been made and the motive remained unknown.
Previously, a shooting at a park in Morrisania, Bronx on July 22 killed four-year-old Lloyd Morgan Jr.
Another shooting in Harlem's Rucker Park on July 25 left five people wounded.
The lifeless body of Kamar Brooks, a 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot, was found in a park in Baychester, Bronx on July 27.
Another shooting in Brownsville on July 29 left six people wounded and two 19-year-old men were charged with the incident.
Community advocate Tony Herbert told NY1 he wants to have possession of a firearm bring a minimum 10-year prison sentence.
Anyone with information on the latest
case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.