Innocent 18-Year-Old Woman Shot Dead in Yonkers: Sources - NBC New York

Innocent 18-Year-Old Woman Shot Dead in Yonkers: Sources

The girl was shot in the head near Morningside and Lake Avenues around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Yonkers police said

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    A Yonkers family is overcome with grief after a young woman was struck and killed by a bullet meant for someone else. Ken Buffa reports.

    (Published Friday, April 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • An innocent 18-year-old woman was shot and killed in Yonkers Thursday, police said

    • The girl was shot in the head near Morningside and Lake Avenues around 6:30 p.m., Yonkers police said

    • Police said there was a dispute happening in the area at the time of the shooting, but didn't immediately provide additional details

    An innocent 18-year-old woman who was shot in the head in Yonkers Thursday evening has died, police and law enforcement sources said. 

    The woman was shot in the head near Morningside and Lake avenues around 6:30 p.m., Yonkers police said.

    Police said there was a dispute happening in the area at the time of the shooting, but didn't immediately provide additional details. Sources said the argument escalated and somebody fired a shot, hitting the woman and killing her. 

    It isn't believed the woman had any role in the dispute. 

    Innocent Teen Shot and Killed in Yonkers: Sources

    [NY] Innocent Teen Shot and Killed in Yonkers: Sources

    An innocent 18-year-old woman who shot in the head in Yonkers has died, law enforcement sources say. Marc Santia reports.

    (Published Friday, April 26, 2019)

    The woman's name wasn't immediately released. 

    No one has been arrested in connection with the shooting, but sources say two people of interest are in custody and being questioned. It wasn't immediately clear whether they will face charges. 

    An investigation is ongoing. 

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