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Man and 10 Yr Old Child Shot a few blocks from NY Aquarium

Coney Island Shooting: Man and a 10-yr old child shot (Photo Source: Peter Gerber)

BROOKLYN: An adult was shot in the torso and a 10-yr old child was shot in the knee in broad daylight on Saturday. The shooting took place on Mermaid Ave a few blocks from NY Aquarium. They are both expected to survive and being treated at Lutheran Medical Center. 

Police have a survaillance photo of a man they believe shot these two people.  According to witnesses, there were about 5 gunshots. This area has had crime for some time, but overall gun shootings are on a steady rise in NYC this year when compared to last year. 

In other news, 13 people total shot in 7 incidents across 5 boroughs of NYC last night - another very violent night.

SOURCE: NY1 and Channel 12 News Brooklyn.
PHOTO SOURCE: Peter Gerber