Police: 79-year-old woman shot in chest near East 153rd Street, River Avenue

Police say a 79-year-old woman has been shot in the chest near East 153rd Street and River Avenue. Authorities say the victim was not likely

Authorities say the victim was not likely the intended target.

Authorities say the victim was not likely the intended target. (10/28/13)

THE BRONX - Police say a 79-year-old woman has been shot in the chest near East 153rd Street and River Avenue.

Authorities say the victim was not likely the intended target, and are unsure what led up to the shooting.

A male suspect fled the scene in a silver SUV that may be a Volkswagen.

The woman was rushed to Lincoln Hospital, where she is listed in serious, but stable condition.

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