A woman was shot at a 1-year-old’s birthday party in Brooklyn when a guest a accidentally dropped his gun, causing it to go off, police said Monday.
Party-goers were celebrating at the Banya Catering Hall on Coney Island Avenue in Kensington when the 62-year-old woman was injured around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. A man who was attending the party was taking off his coat when the gun fell from a pocket and hit the ground, causing it to fire, authorities said.
The bullet struck the woman in the upper part of her right leg, police said.
The man then scooped up the weapon and ran from the catering hall. He is still being sought by police.
The woman was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center in stable condition.
Credit: NY Post