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Woman Hit by Stray Bullet While Collecting Bottles on Northern Boulevard: NYPD

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Sept. 25, 2020 By Christian Murray

A woman was shot in the head by a stray bullet on Northern Boulevard while collecting bottles Thursday morning, according to police.

The victim, 69, heard a noise and felt pain in her head while she was outside a number of stores near 147th Street in Flushing at around 7 a.m.

The woman called 911 and when EMS arrived, they found she was bleeding. She was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens, where doctors found a bullet fragment in her wound.

She was listed in stable condition, police said.

The woman told police she had no idea who shot her or where the bullet came from.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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