Woman injured in shooting outside Queens restaurant

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Sunday, February 27, 2022
Woman hospitalized after being shot outside Queens restaurant
A woman was hospitalized after being shot outside a restaurant in Woodhaven.

WOODHAVEN, Queens (WABC) -- A woman was injured after being shot outside a restaurant in Queens on Saturday.

Police say the shooting happened on 75-16 Rockaway Boulevard, outside El Rey IV Billiards Steak House and Restaurant in Woodhaven just after 7:30 p.m.

The woman was taken to Jamaica Hospital. Her condition is not yet known. It is unclear whether she was the intended target.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown.

Police are currently investigating.

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Sonia Rincon reports the victim is a senior scientist for the NYC Health Department, which is right around the corner from the subway station.


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