Police investigate gunfire that hit assemblyman's car

Police are investigating a shooting in Brooklyn that shattered the back window of a car driven by state Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr.Authorities say the shots

BROOKLYN - Police are investigating a shooting in Brooklyn that shattered the back window of a car driven by state Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr.

Authorities say the shots began at around 6 p.m. yesterday as the assemblyman and his 7-year-old son were in Brownsville. The car was driving by Saratoga and Sutter avenues at the time of the incident. No one was injured in the shooting.

Boyland was among eight individuals who surrendered in a federal corruption case on March 10. The assemblyman is in his fourth term serving the 55th Assembly District.

Police say they do not know if the assemblyman was the intended target in the shooting. No arrests have been made.

Cops: Car driven by assemblyman shot at in Brooklyn

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