This afternoon, police were called to an apartment building at 210 Stanton Street (just west of Pitt), where a 16-year old girl was shot, allegedly by her boyfriend. The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with a gun shot wound to the arm. She is expected to survive. We’re told investigators believe there was some kind of argument between the two just before the incident happened. The suspect is not yet in custody. We’ll have more details as they become available.
UPDATE 9:05 p.m. The Daily News reports that the victim is two-months pregnant. According to the story, her name is Kimberly Velasquez. She is going to be okay and doctors believe the baby was unharmed by the ordeal. Witnesses told the News there was a confrontation in the hallway of the apartment building just after 2 p.m. It was not clear tonight whether the suspect is the father of the baby. The suspect has still not been arrested.