Pregnant Teen In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Head In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A pregnant teen was in critical condition Sunday after being shot in the head in broad daylight.

Shots rang out around 12:45 p.m. at Dean Street and Howard Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. 

“As soon as I heard the gunshots, I opened the window and heard the screaming over there,” one neighbor told 1010 WINS’ Samantha Liebman. “Then I see her laying on the floor.”

Friends of the 19-year-old victim said they were shocked and didn’t think she was the intended target.

“I was there when she was on the floor, and I was with her other two friends. I just started crying. I lost it,” a witness said.

The teen was taken to Brookdale Medical Center in critical condition.

CBS2 was told she was five months pregnant. There was no word on the condition of the baby.

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