Stray Bullet Injures 1-Year-Old in Jersey City, No Suspects in Shooting
Police in Jersey City, New Jersey, are looking for the person who fired the stray bullet that struck a toddler in the face on Saturday as he sat in his family’s parked car.
Police sources confirm to PEOPLE that the 1-year-old boy, Mina Beshay, was shot while the car was idling outside a post office. Mina’s father and 5-year-old sister were in the car but were unharmed while his mother was retrieving a package, the sources say.
The bullet pierced one of the car’s windows before striking Mina, sources confirm.
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Mina has undergone surgery and is expected to make a full recovery, the police sources say.
Investigators have been working around the clock to establish a suspect and a narrative, but so far there are no suspects, the sources say.
Police have spoken to witnesses who claim they saw a man running from the area soon after the shots were fired, according to the sources.