Transit worker shot with BB gun while working in Midwood

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The scene of the crime.
Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

A city Department of Transportation worker was injured early Friday morning after he was shot by a BB gun while working in Midwood, according to police.

It was reported at 8:25 a.m. on Aug. 13, a male DOT worker was at East 19th Street and Avenue L helping repair a sidewalk’s handicap access when he noticed that he was shot in the chest with a BB gun. 

At this time, the NYPD could not provide a description of the suspect. The victim was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.