Teen shot in head at NYC park recovering after surgery, uncle says

The 16-year-old girl hit in the head by a stray bullet while she sat in a Brooklyn park showed encouraging signs Saturday she’s “going to be OK,” according to her uncle, who said it’s heartbreaking that “kids can’t be kids anymore” in New York City.

Kyla Sobers, a junior at the Cobble Hill School of American Studies who wants to be a lawyer, was recovering at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Saturday after successful surgery to remove the bullet fragments that hit her Friday at around 3 p.m. in Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Park near the Gowanus Houses in Boerum Hill.

Sobers said his niece is lucky to survive

→ Continue reading at New York Post

[ufc-fb-comments url="http://www.newyorkmetropolitan.com/news/teen-shot-in-head-at-nyc-park-recovering-after-surgery-uncle-says"]

Latest Articles

Related Articles