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.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 2 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 4 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
Sophia Lamb, 44, was found by her mother 5 Woman found fatally stabbed in Co-op City

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE