Woman lying in bed hit by stray bullet in Crown Heights

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Thursday, July 14, 2022
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A 37-year-old woman was shot while lying in bed in her Crown Heights, Brooklyn, apartment by a bullet that went through her window. Naveen Dhaliwal has the story.

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 37-year-old woman was shot while lying in bed in her Brooklyn apartment by a stray bullet that went through her window.

The woman was in her first floor apartment on Troy Avenue in Crown Heights when a gunshot was fired outside around 1:20 a.m. Thursday.

The bullet went through her window and struck her in the left hand.

The woman's husband told Eyewitness News that he was watching a movie in the living room when he heard a bang.

He said his wife came screaming out of the bedroom, her left hand bloodied. He said the bullet went her middle and ring fingers before hitting the wall.

Her three kids were also sleeping in their rooms but were uninjured.

She was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

She is due to have surgery next week.

Police responded to the scene, but no arrests were immediately made.

The motive and circumstances of the shooting are unknown.

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