NEW YORK (AP) A baby girl rescued Thursday from a house where she was sleeping and treated for a gunshot wound was rescued from the premises after she was discovered by a police officer, police said.
A woman was visiting a house in the New York City borough of Queens when she heard a gunshot and found the girl in the bathroom, police spokesman Mark Ciavarella said.
The girl was taken to a hospital for medical attention, but did not require any other treatment.
A bystander told police that the girl was crying and crying and was unresponsive, Ciazarella said in a statement.
She was taken by ambulance to Bellevue Hospital in upstate New York, where she is expected to recover.
The officer, who was not identified by police, is the daughter of the resident and had been on the job since September, Ciasarella said on Twitter.
The child was in a protective custody facility and has not been charged, Ciacarra said.