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One Caught, One Sought In Brooklyn Shoe Store Shooting

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Police in Brooklyn announced the arrest of one man as they continue their search for another in connection with a shooting that injured two bystanders Monday that included a 12-year-old boy.

It happened at the Rugged Sole located at 298 Utica Avenue in Crown Heights.

Investigators say the child, along with a 34-year-old man were wounded when shots rang outside the store.

It's believed they were not the intended targets.

Both were taken to Kings County Hospital.

According to sources, an employee of the store, Kenneth Meeks, 45, was arrested after a gun was found in his possession.

Police have identified the second suspect as Gerald Spears, 23.

He's described as being about 5'5" tall, weighing 180 pounds with short black hair.

Anyone with information about the case is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS, by texting TIP577 to CRIMES, or by going to NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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