NYPD: Infant Critical After Shot In Face

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An 11-month-old girl was in critical condition Wednesday after being shot by a stray bullet in her left cheek while in a parked car in the Bronx, police said.

The child and her mother were in the vehicle at E 198th Street and Valentine Avenue when she was hit shortly before 6:50 p.m. while her father was in a nearby grocery store, said NYPD Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack.

A unidentified man apparently opened fire while chasing another man in the street, McCormack said, speaking at a press conference at the scene.

The girl, whose first birthday was in just a few days, was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, where she was intubated, then transferred to New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan, McCormack said. He wouldn’t say whether the family lived in the area where the shooting took place.

(AP)


2 COMMENTS

  1. Adams: “We will not tolerate this! This is not who we are! This can not continue!”
    Okay, was my shirt starched enough? Let’s get out of here. Don’t want to be late to dinner.
    Eric must of got his training from Israel’s Prime Ministers. Talk tough and then do absolutely nothing.