Police Say She Was Caught In Hail Of Bullets
In the wrong place at the wrong time, a woman was shot and wounded after bullets flew on a Ridgewood block last Saturday night, Aug. 23, police reported.
The 24-year-old victim was hospitalized with injuries not considered life-threatening, authorities stated.
Members of the 104th Precinct responded to the incident at about 11:30 p.m. last Saturday in the vicinity of Madison Street and Cypress Avenue.
Sources familiar with the investigation stated the victim was walking through the area when unidentified individuals opened fire on the block. One of the bullets subsequently struck the woman in the right ankle.
The perpetrators involved in the gunfire reportedly fled the scene inside a white vehicle, authorities noted.
Paramedics rushed the victim to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for treatment and was listed in stable condition.
Despite a search of the surrounding area, no immediate arrests were made, it was noted.
The case was presented to the 104th Precinct Detective Squad for further investigation, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the shooting that could prove helpful is asked to call the 104th Precinct Detective Squad at 1- 718-386-2735; all calls will be kept confidential.