Woman shot in neck in Melrose section of Bronx

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John del Giorno reporting from NewsCopter 7

A woman playing dominoes was shot in the Melrose section of the Bronx Friday morning.

The 21-year-old woman was found shot in the neck on 159th Street just before 4 a.m. She is stable.

According to the New York City Police Department, the victim was with a group of people outside a bodega when a dispute ensued involving another group of people.

Shots were fired at the victim's group, and she was struck.

She was taken to Lincoln Hospital and is stable.

A man, in his 20s, wearing a black shirt and blue jeans fled the scene.

No arrests have been made.

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