News Catholic priest shot in South Ozone Park, Queens, NYPD say A Catholic priest was shot in South Ozone Park, Queens, on May 8, 2016, authorities said. Photo Credit: iStock By Alison Fox email@example.com @AlisonFox May 8, 2016 11:08 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A 49-year-old Catholic priest was shot in the arm in Queens early Sunday as he was heading home, police said. The man, who was not immediately identified, appeared to be an innocent bystander who was hit in his right arm just before 12:20 a.m. as he was trying to hail a cab in South Ozone Park, police said. He told investigators that he was heading home from a social event when he heard the shots. He said he has been a priest since 1999, a law enforcement official said. The man was taken to Jamaica Hospital Center in stable condition. There were no arrests as of Sunday. By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.