Police said a 20-year-old woman was hit deadly on Wednesday night when she pushed her little daughter into a stroller on the Upper East Side. ..
The woman was near the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 95th Avenue around 8:30 pm. Police said in a statement when she was shot. She was taken to the Metropolitan Hospital Center, where she was sentenced to her death, police said.
The three-month-old baby was not injured, but was taken to the hospital for medical evaluation, police said. Julie Menin, a city council member representing the region, said onTwitterthat the victim was the mother of a child. Her identity is not disclosed until her family is notified.
"More guns in our city mean more lives lost," Mayor Eric Adams said at a press conference at the filming site. "That means more babies are crying because those who love them are dead."
New York, like many other US cities, is violent. But so far this year, shootings have fallen by about 12% and murders have fallen by 13%, according to New York City police statistics. At the same time last year. However, murders remain at the second highest level since 2012.
No arrests have been made and police say the investigation is ongoing.