Jersey City mother shot in her apartment

Jersey City mother shot in her apartment

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A woman who recently became a mother was hit by a stray bullet in her Jersey City apartment Sunday afternoon. 

Police say the 26-year-old woman was inside her bedroom watching TV with her husband when she was struck in her belly by a bullet.  It was fired from outside her home at the Columbia Park Place apartments on Old Bergen Road and Neptune Avenue. 

The unidentified victim was taken to a hospital and was listed in stable condition.  

Heavily-armed SWAT team members entered an apartment building, believing they had a shooting suspect cornered inside. After an hour later they exited without anyone being arrested. 

A neighbor said the shooting victim recently gave birth to a girl. The woman victim lives in a ground-floor apartment and the window to that apartment was shattered. 

No one else was injured and no arrests have been made at this time.

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