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Woman shot in head by child’s father outside NYC middle school

A woman was clinging to life after being shot in the head allegedly by her kid’s father after an argument outside of a Brooklyn middle school Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The violence erupted in a schoolyard park at JHS 278 on Stuart Street in Marine Park around 4 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The alleged shooter fled the scene but cops caught up with him a short time later and placed him under arrest, police said. He was photographed screaming while strapped into a gurney and placed in an ambulance.

Suspect is seen yelling while being placed in ambulance.
The unidentified suspect is seen yelling as he was strapped into a gurney and placed in an ambulance.
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Handcuffed shooting suspect is seen with police.
The man who allegedly shot a 36-year-old woman in the head was taken into police custody.
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The unidentified dreadlocked suspect had a young girl in tow with him that was unharmed, officials said. A female officer cradled the small child outside the crime scene, photos showed.

Police officer holds young child at crime scene.
A police officer holds a young girl that in the car when the suspected shooter fled the scene.
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The 36-year-old victim was taken to Brookdale University Hospital in critical condition, according to police.

Two women hug each other at crime scene.
Woman console each other after a 36-year-old was shot in the head outside a Marine Park middle school.
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A section of an area outside JHS 278 is blocked off with crime scene tape.
The shooting happened outside JHS 278 in Marine Park around 4 p.m., police said.
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Outside the school, women cried and hugged each other as police cordoned off the shooting scene with crime tape and looked for evidence.

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