EAST HARLEM, Manhattan –– A woman was hospitalized after being struck by a bullet at a playground Tuesday night.
NYPD received a call of a shooting at 1839 Lexington Ave. at approximately 9:24 p.m. When officers arrived at James Weldon Johnson playground, they found a 20-year-old woman shot to the leg.
Paramedics took her to a local hospital, where she is expected to recover.
Police took a woman in custody after she was caught running from the scene, according to the NYPD. However, they don’t believe she is the shooter.
The investigation continues.