NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –– The Staten Island toddler who was shot in the head is out of the hospital, but not at home.
Doctors removed 18-month-old Samayah Bailey’s left eye after she was shot in the head while sitting in her stroller last week in the playground of the Arlington Terrace Apartments. Police say she was caught in the crossfire after a 19-year-old opened fire. Police arrested Damark King in connection with the shooting.READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
Her family says it’s not safe for her to go home, so she’s staying with a relative.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Punches Woman In Face After Stealing Phone In Central Park
Her parents say the city has not fulfilled its promise to relocate them. The District Attorney’s office says they’re working on it.
Doctors said Samayah also had blood clots in her brain which were removed during surgery.MORE NEWS: 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Underway In Tarrytown
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