Crime in New York: 9-year-old girl grazed her head as she sat on a bench in Brooklyn with grandma

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) — A 9-year-old girl suffered a head injury on Tuesday while sitting on a bench in Brooklyn, police said.

Authorities say the incident happened around 5:15 p.m. in front of 180 Powell Street in the Brownsville section.

There, the 9-year-old victim was scraped on the right side of the head with a bb gun while sitting on a bench with her grandmother.

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The grandmother was not injured.

The child was taken to Brookdale Hospital in stable condition.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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