At around 2:30am Suffolk Police and EMS were called to Morton St. west of Washington Ave in Brentwood after multiple shots were fired, one of which struck a female in the head.

The woman, 23 years old, was rushed to Southside Hospital where she is expected to survive.

Police searched the area and located multiple shell casings in the street. The area was searched with a K9 unit but no arrests were reported. It is unknown if the shooter fled on foot or in a vehicle. It is also unknown where the woman was when she was struck by the bullet.

The residential area was closed off while 3rd squad detectives and crime scene section conducted an investigation of the scene and recovered the shell casings.