New York Shooting : Three People Wounded In Times Square Shooting

Two Women and a 4-year-old girl, were wounded in a shooting at New York's times square.

According to Police, the 4-year-old girl from brooklyn was shot in the leg. She was with her family at the time of the shooting and is expected to undergo surgery at hospital

A Preliminary investigation showed that the three victims were unknown to one another and were innocent bystanders.

Crime rates have jumped in New York and other American cities in the past year; explanations for the surge vary.