NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police investigatingÂ theÂ scene of what they thought was a fatal shooting in New York City on Thursday made a startling discovery when they found the victim was still alive.
Emergency medical workers responding to the shooting in Queens had pronounced 32-year-old Diana RodriguezÂ dead with a gunshot wound to the head, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
But police said about an hour later, officers heard Rodriguez making sounds and realized she was still alive.
Rodriguez was rushed toÂ Jamaica Hospital in critical condition. She later died, according to the hospital.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate For New York City Teachers To Take Effect After Federal Appeals Court Lifts Temporary Ban
The FDNY said the EMS workers who pronounced Rodriguez dead were from Jamaica Hospital. The department said the EMTs are being investigatedÂ and have been restricted from participating in the 911 system, CBS2 reported.
Jamaica HospitalÂ said it was also investigating the incident, but would not comment further.
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