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Pregnant NYC woman shot in NYCHA apartment clinging to life

A 27-year-old pregnant woman is clinging to life after a man shot her in the neck in a Lower East Side apartment Thursday night, cops said. 

The victim was inside the home on Madison Street, part of NYCHA’s Vladeck Houses, around 8:15 p.m., when a 28-year-old suspect — who cops say is known to her — shot her in the neck, cops said. 

She was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition. 

Police investigating shooting of pregnant woman.
Police investigate the shooting of a 27-year-old pregnant woman at 364 Madison St.
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Police officer at 364 Madison St.
Police say the assailant fled on foot and has been arrested in New Jersey.
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The gunman fled on foot, cops said. 

Cops later said he had been arrested in New Jersey and would be extradited to the Big Apple to face charges.

The motive for the shooting remains unclear. 


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