Woman, 21, in critical condition after being shot at Staten Island hotel

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Police investigating a shooting a Staten Island hotel. (Photo/Jeff Crianza)

ARROCHAR, N.Y. (PIX11)– A 21-year-old woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head at Staten Island hotel early Saturday, according to police.

The victim was staying at Cosmopolitan Hotel, located on 1274 Hylan Blvd, with a man when she answered her door to an unknown man around 3:30 a.m., police say. Cops say their interaction escalated into a physical altercation until a third man who was waiting in an SUV intervened and shot her in the head.

The two men got in the SUV and fled.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where she is in critical condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.