PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 19-year-old mother and her 1-month-old child are recovering after a stray bullet entered a home in the city’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. The incident happened around 1:45 p.m. Monday on the 2500 block of North Myrtlewood Street.
Police say a gunshot, fired two blocks away, went through the woman’s front door and hit drywall.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Teachers To Get 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Gov. Wolf Says
Police say the woman and her newborn suffered scratches either from drywall debris or trying to get out of the way.
They were both taken to Temple University Hospital and expected to be OK.READ MORE: Nearly 900 Chester Upland School District Students Return To Classroom For Hybrid Learning
Authorities found shell casings on the scene.
No arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: 800 Philadelphia Apartment Complex Residents Receive COVID-19 Vaccine During Clinic
An investigation remains ongoing.