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Suspect accused of deadly shooting of a mother in New York City pushing a stroller

(CNN)Authorities arrested and prosecuted a man named. A 3-month-old baby in a stroller on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Wednesday.

In a statement on Friday evening, police said 22-year-old Isaac Argro was charged with murder and criminal possession of weapons in connection with a deadly shooting. Authorities have identified the victim as Asian Johnson.

Police told CNN that Argro had sought a lawyer, but CNN does not yet know the name of his legal representative.

The suspect approached Johnson and shot her head once near the intersection of East 95th Street and Lexington Avenue on Wednesday night, officials said. The suspect then walked away, police said.

Johnson was 20 years old. The three-month-old, believed to be Johnson's child, was unharmed.

In a post-arrest statement, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Johnson's family was "injured. They deserve justice. We deliver it."

Authorities say they believe the victim and the shooter know each other and call the shooting a domestic incident. Adams said at a press conference earlier this week that authorities believed Johnson was targeted.

Investigators were able to learn more about the child's age and Johnson from a national case report bearing Johnson's name, one officialtold CNN earlier. rice field. The report includes her name, her name listed as her ex-boyfriend, and the name of the second child who was not with her at the time of her shooting. CNN reported.

The mayor had previously not revealed the baby's whereabouts after the shooting, but city officials added that he was in contact with his family. The

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"A woman pushed a baby carriage down to a block and was shot at close range, which shows how the country's problems are affecting her family," Adams said. He said at a press conference following the deadly shooting. "It doesn't matter if you're in Brooklyn's Upper East Side or East New York."

In January, the mayorreleased a "blueprint to end gun violence." .. Deal with the gun crisis. And at the beginning of Wednesday, stateauthorities filed a proceeding againstso-called ghost gun retailer, and a surge in mail-order components used to make untraceable guns. Announced that it is trying to prevent. For shooting.
On Friday, New York Governor Kathy Hokulsigned a bill restricting the concealment of firearmsin government buildings and schools. It was afterlast week's Supreme Court rulingbroke a 100-year-old state law restricting the removal of hidden pistols out of the house.
Last month, the Governor also signed a legislative packageto strengthen state gun law. This includes a law that raises the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic rifles to 21.