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Kansas City, Kansas, man injured in shooting at Times Square in New York City

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 11:56:11-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 44-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, man was struck in the shoulder by a stray bullet early Wednesday morning near Times Square in New York City.

The man, identified as a tourist visiting New York, was struck shortly after 2 a.m., according to the NYPD.

Police said the man, who is recovering at a nearby hospital, was not the intended target.

The KCK man had just returned to New York after watching a New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies game earlier in the night in Philadelphia, according to WNBC-TV in New York.

The shooter has not been located.