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NYC Woman Shot in Face After Bullet Enters Apartment Window: Cops

Police say the bullet struck the woman in her face

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Surveillance video shows the moments after a bullet was shot into the window of a Brooklyn apartment building, striking a 32-year-old woman, police said Friday morning.

The victim was standing in the kitchen of her East New York apartment on Belmont Avenue having a conversation with her boyfriend, when she was suddenly struck by the gunfire through an open window, according to law enforcement sources. Police say the bullet hit the woman in her chin and cheek.

Video shows the the victim drenched in blood as she walks outside looking for help, and she was met moments later by first responders. The extent of her injuries was not clear but police say she's expected to survive.

Detectives were scanning the area for evidence Friday morning and working to determine a motive, including whether or not the victim was the intended target of the shooting.

No arrests have been announced and the investigation is ongoing.

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