NEW YORK – A 17-year-old girl was shot in the face and died while hanging out on a Brooklyn street with her friends.
The NYPD identified the victim as Shayma Roman of St. Mark’s Place. The Post reported that she was a high school basketball player.
They got the call shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday about a shooting on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. Two men reportedly approached the area and started shooting.
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EMS transported Roman to Brookdale Hospital, but it was too late to save his life.
It was believed that she was an unwitting target of the gunmen.
New York police said there have been no arrests in the case and the investigation is ongoing.