Woman Shot In Neck In The Melrose Section Of Bronx

Published on January 13, 2017, 9:56 am
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A woman playing dominoes was shot in the Melrose section of Bronx Friday morning.

The 21-year-old woman was found shot in the neck on 159th Street just before 4:00 a.m. She is in stable condition.

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.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents are asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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