A SUSPECT has been arrested in the case of a young mother who was shot dead while pushing her baby in a stroller.
The arrest comes after Azsia Johnson, 20, was shot in the head around 8.30pm on Wednesday while pushing her three-month-old daughter in a stroller in New York City.
The 22-year-old father of her three-month-old baby was a person of interest, gemäß CBS.
The Brooklyn arrest was announced by local station PIX11 News.
The New York Police Department confirmed to MENSCHEN that Johnson was pushing the stroller on the Upper East Side of Manhattan when someone approached her and shot her in the head in what is believed to be a targeted attack.
Police have said that the hooded man, wearing all black, shot her from behind, at point-blank range.
She was found unconscious at the scene and taken to Metropolitan Hospital where she was pronounced dead, gemäß multiple sources. Her baby remained unharmed.