Cop carries injured girl to safety after Times Square shooting

NYPD officer Alyssa Vogel is being hailed as a hero after carrying a 4-year-old child to a waiting ambulance after she was shot, along with two other bystanders, in New York City on Saturday.
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exclusive. The ny officer who carried an injured 4-year-old girl to safety following a shooting here in times square. Well, that officer is speaking about it this morning. This as police hunt for a suspect in the shooting. Stephanie Ramos is here with that for us. Good morning, Stephanie. Reporter: Robin, good morning. This is the truest heart of Manhattan, times square, but on Saturday it was a frightening scene after a man opened fire shooting three people including a little girl. We spoke exclusively with that police officer who jumped into action to save her. This morning, NYPD officer Alyssa Vogel is being hailed a hero, now speaking exclusively to ABC news. I'm very grateful that people are taking it in that aspect and calling me a hero, but every officer on the team is a hero for that day too because there were multiple victims, and everyone did a phenomenal job. Reporter: Watch closely as she sprints down the streets of times square, a hub for tourists, carrying a 4-year-old little girl who was shot to a waiting ambulance. As a mom, I think my motherly instincts just went to, you know, I need to help her. Reporter: It was just before 5:00 P.M. On Saturday at the crossroads of the world when bullets started flying among an argument between four men, but the bullets hitting three people nearby, including the child who was toy shopping with her parents. 23-year-old Wendy magrinat was in town Thursday from Rhode Island. She was shot in the thigh, and thought she would never see her 2-year-old daughter again. I saw a police officer, and I screamed to her. I was, like, I'm shot. I have a 2-year-old. I don't want the die. Please help me. Reporter: Another woman was shot in the foot. That 4-year-old was hit in her she ended up in the same ambulance with magrinat. Was she crying? Was she saying anything? This little girl is the strongest person I've ever seen. For somebody who has just been shot, she was just standing there, you know, obviously scared, but she wasn't crying or anything. She only yelled when we were tightening the turn KWET because that's very painful, but she was very brave in that situation. Reporter: She's going viral. John Miller tweeting, whether they're rushing towards the danger or a little girl rushing home, the dedication of new York's finest knows no bounds. Authorities did not find a gun, but say they did find three shell casings here in this area. Now a man in his 30s has been identify as a person of interest in this this shooting. His name is farrakhan Muhammad, and police say he was identified as his brother who was the intended victim. Police are now asking for the public's help in finding him. Guys? Hopefully they will find him soon. Sure do. We're going to move onto

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