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Woman Accidentally Shot in Flatiron, Police Say

November 17, 2015 8:21am | Updated November 17, 2015 8:21am

MANHATTAN — A woman was walking through Flatiron early Tuesday morning when a bullet from a nearby shooting grazed her leg, police said.

The 21-year-old woman, whose name was not immediately released, was near West 28th Street and Sixth Avenue about 1:50 a.m. when the gunfire rang out, an NYPD spokesman said.

The bullet grazed her right leg and she was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center, where she was treated for minor injuries, the spokesman said.

Police were investigating reports that four men were spotted fleeing the scene of the shooting in a black SUV, officials said.

There were no immediate arrests.