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Shooting In Crown Heights

A 12-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the arm Saturday in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

Horrified onlookers dropped to the ground when the shooter began spraying bullets on Nostrand Ave. in Crown Heights about 4 p.m.

One shot hit the man, who was apparently the intended target, and another struck a 12-year-old boy, cops said. Both victims suffered arm wounds.

Witnesses say a man with long dreadlocks fired at least nine bullets at the 48-year-old, and then fled in a gold color car.

The 12-year-old was struck as be was leaving a nearby store.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shootings to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.