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Woman shot in Jamaica home while asleep

By Patrick Donachie

JAMAICA — The NYPD was seeking a man who shot through the window of a Jamaica home Saturday evening, striking a woman in her right leg.

The incident occurred at about 11:20 p.m. near the corner of 171st Street and 105th Avenue. A 27-year-old woman was asleep in her home when a bullet struck her in her right leg, according to police. The NYPD responded and found a surveillance video which displayed an unknown individual shooting at the residence and then fleeing in an unknown direction, according to the NYPD. Police described him as wearing a gray hoodie, gray pants and black sneakers, and released the surveillance video to the public.

The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. Police encouraged anyone with information about the incident to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS or submit tips online at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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