An NYPD school safety agent was shot by her gun-wielding son inside her Kips Bay apartment – who walked her to the hospital before he fled, police sources said Friday.
Edith Ragin, 62, was inside the East 28th Street apartment at Second Avenue around 9:15 a.m. when he allegedly pulled a. 380 Caliber gun and pumped a single bullet into her back, sources said.
The 32-year-old son returned to the crime scene chatting up onlookers outside moments before he was arrested.
“He was standing between for hours and asked what’s happening, what’s going on,” said one resident, who refused to give her name. “He was very casual — that’s why nobody paid attention.”
Carmelo Sanchez, 19, was visiting family in the building when he encountered the nervous assailant.
“He was just standing there. I wasn’t surprised it was him because he was looking nervous like he was paranoid — looking around a lot,” Sanchez recounted.
The 32-year-old man is being questioned by police.
Ragin was being treated at Bellevue Hospital for the gunshot wound. She was listed in stable condition and undergoing surgery.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the shooting was intentional or accidental, cops said.
Ragin told investigators she thought her son fired the weapon, the police sources said.
Her son is from the Bronx.

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