Man shot while in car with 4 kids, 1 other adult

Posted at 1:36 PM, May 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 13:36:06-04

Police are investigating an incident where a man was shot while inside a vehicle with four children and one other adult.

Police said officers responded to 3283 E. 142nd St. for a man shot. 

According to authorities, witnesses reported they saw a white van pull up next to a man, shots were heard and they saw the man fall to the ground. 

Officials said the man was taken to University Hospitals for treatment. 

In a related incident, police reported, officers went to East 135th Street and Abell Avenue for shots fired into a vehicle. 

Another victim told police they were parked at 3218 E. 135th St. when they saw a white vehicle slow down next to their vehicle and fired shots inside. The vehicle was occupied by two adults and four children. 

Authorities said the white vehicle was last seen going westbound on Abell Avenue. 

One person was physically injured in the incident. 

Detectives are investigating.