Police: Queens Woman Killed by Bullet Fired Into Apartment

September 30, 2020

NEW YORK — A 43-year-old woman was fatally struck by a stray bullet fired into her Queens apartment early Wednesday, police said.

Bertha Arriaga was inside her apartment in Jackson Heights when she was shot in the head shortly before 1 a.m., a police spokesperson said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe Arriaga was hit by a stray bullet fired from outside her apartment building. No arrests have been made.


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