Woman Shot in the Arm Near Rivington and Ludlow Streets Early this Morning [Updated]
[Updated below] Readers informed us that there was a shooting in Hell Square earlier this morning.
Contrary to police scanner reports at the time, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the left arm by a gun-wielding cyclist shortly after 5am outside the Hotel on Rivington. She was apparently exiting a taxi at the time.
According to police, four shots were fired, one hitting the victim in the upper shoulder. We’re told that four 9mm casings were found at the scene.
The victim was later transported to Bellevue Hospital; her condition is not known at this time.
The perp is described as a 5-foot-4 Hispanic man weighing 170 lbs and wearing a gray hoodie.
The 7th Precinct is investigating, and trying to secure surveillance video from nearby businesses.