Baby girl shot in face in NYC released from hospital months later: 'Miracle medical journey'

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VALHALLA, N.Y. (WPIX) — A babe miss who was changeable successful the look successful New York City much than 3 months agone was released from the infirmary Friday.

At conscionable 11 months old, the small miss was hit connected her near feature by a stray bullet portion sitting wrong a parked car with her mother, Miraide Gomez, erstwhile a gunman fired shots successful The Bronx connected Jan. 19, according to police. She was taken to a hospital. Police initially described her information arsenic critical.

Two days aft the shooting, she spent her archetypal day successful the hospital. A vigil was held astatine the determination of the shooting to grant her. A GoFundMe page was acceptable up by a pistillate claiming to beryllium the child’s aunt to assistance the baby’s household with aesculapian expenses.

After much than 3 months of aesculapian treatment, the babe was released from Blythedale Children’s Hospital successful Valhalla. Gomez said her daughter’s betterment has been a “miracle aesculapian journey.”

“Here we are and she’s walking, which is thing that they told america mightiness not happen,” Gomez said.

Police person not made an apprehension successful the shooting. The New York Police Department offered a $10,000 reward for accusation that leads to an arrest.

The suspect, described arsenic a antheral with a mean build, was past seen wearing a look mask, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with a achromatic Nike logo connected the front, grey sweatpants and achromatic and achromatic sneakers. He fled successful a grey car, constabulary said.

Anyone with accusation tin taxable tips by calling Crime Stoppers astatine (800) 577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, oregon texting 274637 (CRIMES) past entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial (888) 57-PISTA (74782).

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