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A woman who was shot and killed while pushing a baby stroller in NYC

The scene of a deadly shooting where a woman pushes her baby Police in Manhattan on the night of June 29, 2022 in a stroller.CBS New York

A 20-year-old woman died when she was shot in her head while pressing 3. -One month old in a stroller on Wednesday night on the upper east side of Manhattan. The infant was not injured.

New York City Police Commissioner Keychant Seawell said at a press conference that the victim was pushing a stroller when a man approached from behind and "fired a shot at her head from a very close distance." Said.

The victim was taken to the hospital and sentenced to death about an hour later, Sewell said. Her name was not announced immediately.

There are still many suspects. There were no words about possible motives.

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City also spoke at a press conference, pointing out "the problem of gun overgrowth in our city."

"When a woman pushes her baby carriage down to a block and is shot in the range of a point blank, it shows how the problems in this country are affecting her family," Adams said. Said. "It doesn't matter if you're in the Upper East Side or in Brooklyn, East New York. Gun oversaturation puts people at risk."

CBS New YorkPolice reportedly checked the surveillance cameras in the area to determine where the woman came from and what prompted the shooting.

A source told the station that she had an ID from the autonomous district of New York City on Staten Island.  

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