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Person in custody after woman is shot in the head in Brooklyn

Photo Sep 20, 4 51 57 PM (1)
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A woman was critically injured after she was shot in the head in Brooklyn.

According to police, at 3:11 p.m. on Sept. 20 officers from the 61st Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a woman shot at 1929 Stuart Street. Upon their arrival, officers found the 36-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to her head.

The victim was rushed to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition.

Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A spokesperson for the NYPD stated that a person of interest was taken into custody near the Sheepshead Bay Houses at Nostrand Avenue and Avenue V, but it is not clear what their connection is to the incident at this time. No charges have been announced at the time of publication. 

Two shell casings were recovered from the scene.

A report from Citizen.com stated that a child was found with the person of interest at the time of their arrest. Police later confirmed that the child belonged to the victim and the person of interest.

The investigation is ongoing.

Updated at 8:50 a.m. on Sept. 21, 2022.

Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Officers from the 63 and 61 Precinct investigate a shooting that left a 22 year old woman in critical condition.A man was taken into custody and a four year old girl was aducted during a shooting at I.S.276 in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Sept 20.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Officers from the 63 and 61 Precinct investigate a shooting that left a 22 year old woman in critical condition.A man was taken into custody and a four year old girl was aducted during a shooting at I.S.276 in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Sept 20.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Officers from the 63 and 61 Precinct investigate a shooting that left a 22 year old woman in critical condition.A man was taken into custody and a four year old girl was aducted during a shooting at I.S.276 in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Sept 20.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Officers from the 63 and 61 Precinct investigate a shooting that left a 22 year old woman in critical condition.A man was taken into custody and a four year old girl was aducted during a shooting at I.S.276 in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Sept 20.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

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