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UPDATE: Woman Shot In Face In Jersey City Was Struck By Stray Bullet

Oak Street and MLK Drive, Jersey City
Oak Street and MLK Drive, Jersey City Photo Credit: Google Maps

A woman shot in the face Monday morning in Jersey City was apparently struck by a stray bullet, officials said.

Two people were arguing inside of a building on Oak Street and MLK Drive when shots were fired at approximately 8:30 p.m., City Spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.

The 29-year-old female victim was not an intended target, and was in a nearby car when she was struck, Wallace-Scalcione said.

She woman was apparently shot in the lip and suffered broken teeth, sources told Daily Voice.

The woman was taken to a local hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries, and has since been released.

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