Collateral damage: Shooters strike woman’s foot in Bedford-Stuyvesant hit gone wrong

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Cops are hunting the trigger-happy fiends who lit up a Bedford-Stuyvesant subway station on May 21, striking an innocent bystander.

The gunmen drew pistols inside the Franklin Avenue station near Fulton Street at 10:20 p.m., when they opened fire on — and missed — another unidentified man, cops said.

Instead, they struck a 27-year-woman in the foot, before scurrying away from the scene, according to police.

Paramedics rushed the injured woman to Kings County hospital in stable condition, cops said.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to $2,500 through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Updated 12:22 pm, May 28, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Konichiwa McDonough from Bedford Corners says:
And this is why gentrification is a GOOD thing boys and girls
May 28, 12:13 pm
The Hunkster from Bed-Stuy says:
Thank goodness for an ample amount of CCTV security cameras to catch these crooks in the MTA subway system.
May 30, 7:17 pm

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