Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Was Nearly Shot Last Night

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William Boyland is a fan of drive-by vigiling.

Allegedly corrupt state assemblyman William Boyland was driving in his Brownsville district last night when multiple shots rang out and a bullet shattered his car's back windshield, landing on his front seat. Neither Boyland nor his 7-year-old son, who was also in the car at the time, were hurt. Some area residents are upset with Boyland for recently waving and honking his horn at a roadside vigil for a dead 13-year-old girl instead of, you know, getting out of his car. Nevertheless, police don't believe Boyland was specifically targeted last night.

Gunman Fires On Assemblyman William Boyland Jr.'s Car On Brooklyn Street [Daily Politics/NYDN]
NYPD probe gunfire that hit assemblyman's car [AP]