NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police in New York City say a baby girl has been grazed in the leg by a bullet and another man has been killed in separate shootings in the same Brooklyn neighborhood.

Police say they responded to a 911 call of a shooting at around 3:45 p.m. Saturday in the borough’s Flatbush neighborhood to find a 22-month-old baby girl who had been shot in the leg.

Authorities say Sarina Aarshi was shot while visiting her aunt’s house.

“I saw she was bleeding, her mom was carrying her,” witness Mohammed Shaheed Ali told CBS2’s Dave Carlin.

Police  say about 10 minutes later and a mile away, responding officers found 18-year-old Donel Andrew shot in the stomach, lying on the ground.

Both victims were rushed by ambulance to Kings County Hospital.

Sarina’s relatives told CBS2 doctors treated the graze wound, put a bandage on the little girl’s thigh and sent her home.

Rugby Road is loaded with security cameras and two apartment house superintendents told CBS2 they gave NYPD detectives access to their buildings’ footage.

CBS2 was told in one case suspects are seen running up the street, apparently to a getaway car.

Police do not believe the two shootings are connected, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the hospital and the infant was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries

There have been no arrests in either shooting.

Neighbors told 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten activity like this isn’t all that unusual. They said it happens all the time, but it usually doesn’t start until the summer.

Residents said many of young people in the neighborhood are gang members and are taking over the sidewalks.

One man Baumgarten spoke with has lived in the neighborhood for more than a decade. He said gunfire is just a way of life.

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