Police said the 19-year-old innocent bystander was standing outside NYU's School of Engineering at MetroTech Center when a bullet hit him in his arm Tuesday afternoon.
Police believe shots were fired when two groups nearby got into a dispute.
The student is expected to be OK.
Soon after, a 27-year-old was shot in the ankle at Jay and York streets. There was no word on whether the shootings are related.
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