Dramatic body camera footage shows how an NYPD officer helped save a 4-year-old girl after she was shot in Times Square.
“There’s a baby on that end,” one cop tells officer Alyssa Vogel in body camera footage released by the NYPD.
“There’s a baby?!” Vogel asks and then rushes towards the child.
Second later, Vogel arrives where other officers are putting a tourniquet around the child’s leg after she was shot while shopping with her family. Vogel picked up the child and ran her towards an ambulance a short distance away.
Witness video went viral that showed Vogel carrying the child away from the shooting scene and towards the ambulance.
"This little girl is the strongest person I have ever seen," Vogel told "Good Morning America” in recent days.
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The dramatic body camera was released by NYPD officials on Monday, days after the shooting and as many calling Vogel a hero for helping to save the child.
Three people were injured in the shooting on May 8 near 45th Street and 7th Avenue in the heart of one of the world’s top tourist destinations. All of the shooting victims were innocent bystanders and expected to survive.
Police say 31-year-old Farrakhan Muhammad opened fire in a crowd after he got into a dispute with his brother. Muhammad remains free as of May 11.
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