A New York appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a woman found guilty in the gruesome murder of an elderly Bronx grandmother.
According to police, officers responded to a call of a possible crime at 723 East 221 St. in Williamsbridge at around 6:20 p.m. on Sunday.
Two girls – ages 8 and 14 – were located Sunday afternoon, nearly a full day after vanishing from their homes in the Bronx.
According to police, one suspect held down the victim while the other went into the salon and took several thousand dollars in cash, police said.
Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said an officer from the special Narcotics Unit fired one time, striking 18-year-old Rahmarley Graham in the chest.
Reginald Smith, 24, now faces charges of murder and assault after the Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be homicide.
Investigators say the 17-year-old opened fire at a party on East 221st Street, hitting eight people.
Nellie Hocutt’s family members were consoling themselves in a Bronx courtroom Tuesday after hearing the sentence of 25 years to life for defendant Nadine Panton.