70-year-old shot by stray bullet while standing on Brooklyn street corner

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Woman in 70s shot while standing on NYC street corner
Police are investigating after a woman in her 70s was shot while standing on a street corner in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Lucy Yang has the story.

BED-STUY, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating after a 70-year-old woman was shot while standing on a street corner in NYC.

The incident was reported at Brooklyn Ave and Fulton St. around 2 p.m.

The victim was shot once in the thigh by a stray bullet while standing outside by a man who fled on a moped.

She was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Authorities say the woman appears to be an innocent bystander.

Few other details were released.

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