Woman Shot in Chest by Stray Bullet Through Brooklyn Apartment Window: Police

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What to Know

  • A 57-year-old woman heard gunshots near her apartment and the next thing she knew, she was hit in the chest by a bullet
  • The NYPD says officers believe she was not the intended target and no one else was injured in the incident
  • Police say the woman is expected to survive and that there are no suspects

A 57-year-old woman heard gunshots near her apartment and the next thing she knew, she was hit in the chest by a bullet.

Police say the woman, who has not been identified, was shot by a stray bullet through the window of her home on the 300 block of Linden Boulevard just before midnight on Wednesday.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital where she's expected to survive but she's in serious condition, according to police.

The NYPD says officers believe she was not the intended target and no one else was injured in the incident. Officers were seen investigating a vehicle nearby that was ridden with bullet holes.

Police say there are no suspects and the investigation is ongoing.

No other information was immediately available.

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