76-year-old woman sitting in car in Queens shot in the neck

NEW YORK -- Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was wounded by a stray bullet in a shooting in Queens Friday night.

The incident happened just after 10:30 in front of 117-17 Guy R Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica.

Police say the suspect displayed a gun and fired one round at a group of men.

A 76-year-old woman who was sitting in her parked car was shot in the back of her neck. She was an unintended target, police said.

The woman was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. The gunman fled in an unknown direction after the shooting.

The NYPD released video of the man they are looking for and described him as: male black, dark complexion, thin build with curly black hair, he was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, white Nike sneakers and black jeans.

In a separate incident, a woman was struck by a stray bullet at 12:40 a.m. Saturday in a public housing lobby in East Harlem.

Police say a gunman shot a 29-year-old man in the chest and also shot a 67-year-old female bystander in the leg.

The woman is in stable condition at a hospital. The male victim is in serious condition.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)


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