BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Police are searching for four people after a man was shot in Brooklyn over the weekend.

Investigators say the 21-year-old victim was walking near Franklin Avenue when he was approached from behind by a group of four young men.

That's when they apparently shot him in the back and ran away.

It happened Saturday afternoon.

He was taken an area hospital where he is in stable condition.

Anyone with information on either case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit