MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — Police early Wednesday said a tourist near Times Square was struck by a stray bullet overnight.
According to the NYPD, the 44-year-old Kansas man was shot in the shoulder shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday near West 38th Street and Eighth Avenue.
Police said they do not believe he was the intended target.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital, officials said.
The Daily News reported that the victim told police he attended Tuesday’s Mets-Phillies game in Philadelphia and then took a train or bus back to New York. Authorities said he was headed to his hotel when he was shot.
No arrests had been made as of Wednesday morning.