On Tuesday, a 9-year-old girl sitting on a park bench in Brooklyn was grazed by a BB gun pellet.
The NYPD revealed the girl was with her mother in a park at the Seth Low Houses on Powell St. near Pitken Ave. in Brownsville when she was hit with the soft bullet at about 5:20 in the afternoon.
The NYPD said the pellet grazed the right side of her head.
The victim was immediately taken to Brookdale Hospital, where she is expected to recover.
At the moment, there were no immediate arrests.
A deeper investigation into the shooting incident is now underway.