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Woman In Brooklyn Injured When Police Bullet Comes Through Her Ceiling

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NYPD officers stand at the scene of an accidental shooting in Brooklyn on March 29, 2012. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD officers stand at the scene of an accidental shooting in Brooklyn on March 29, 2012. (credit: CBS2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman in Brooklyn is recovering from a gunshot wound after a police bullet tore through the ceiling and struck her in the shoulder.

Police were executing a search warrant on the third floor of an apartment building in the Farragut section at around 6 a.m.

1010 WINS’ Al Jones reports


While recovering drugs and taking two suspects into custody, an officer’s gun went off, hitting the floor.

A 25-year-old woman in the apartment below was struck. She was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

The incident is under investigation.

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