NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was in critical condition late Thursday after being shot in an attempted robbery outside a hotel near John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The woman’s adult daughter was also pistol-whipped in the incident.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul: Person Who Was Recently In New York City Has Tested Positive For Omicron Variant
The incident happened at 8:26 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, at 144-10 135th Ave. in Jamaica, Queens, police said.READ MORE: Gov. Murphy Calls On New Jersey Legislature To Pass Gun Safety Package
Two armed suspects tried to get into the woman’s car, police sources said. Her daughter, who is in her 20s, was pistol-whipped, sources said.
The older woman tried to intervene and was shot in the head, police said. She was reported in critical condition at Elmhurst Hospital Center.MORE NEWS: Petito Family Changes ‘Find Gabby’ Social Media Pages To Support Other Missing Persons Cases
Late Thursday, there had been no arrests. Police were searching for two men who fled the scene in a white vehicle.