An 11-year-old lady and her household have been shot with BB weapons within the Bronx early Wednesday simply hours after a 9-year-old girl was grazed by a stray spherical in Brooklyn, cops stated.
The pre-teen was struck within the knee, her 15-year-old sister was hit on the hand and their mother and pop have been hit within the again and knee respectively simply after 1 a.m. close to Aldus Street and Southern Boulevard in Foxhurst, police stated.
All 4 victims have been taken to Lincoln Medical Center, cops stated.
The incident got here a number of hours after a 9-year-old lady was grazed within the head from a BB gun spherical as she sat on a bench alongside her grandmother outdoors the Seth Low Houses in Brownsville Tuesday night, cops and law-enforcement sources stated.
The youngster, who was struck round 5:40 p.m., was listed in steady situation.
The back-to-back incidents come after an NYPD visitors agent was shot with Orbeez water gel pellets as he wrote a ticket within the Bronx on July 21, cops stated.
The 36-year-old agent was writing the ticket on University Avenue close to West 183rd Street in University Heights round 12:20 a.m. when he was struck within the again with 4 of the pellets, authorities stated beforehand.
In May, two males and a lady attacked a Midtown pizzeria employee, blasted him with BB guns and chased him into his retailer the place they pelted him with mops and brooms, police stated.
Also in May, a drive-by shooter fired a BB gun at a Brooklyn synagogue after which at a teen carrying conventional Jewish apparel.