Zurana Horton

Zurana Horton (credit: CBS 2)

55 Years To Life For Brooklyn Gang Member Who Shot Mom Of 13 Dead

A Brooklyn gang member was sentenced to a maximum term of life in prison Tuesday, for shooting a mother of 13 to death outside a school.

05/28/2013

Zurana Horton was killed amid crossfire in Brownsville Friday afternoon. (credit: handout)

Over A Dozen Alleged Drug Dealers Busted In Brooklyn After Shooting Of Mother

1800 Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn drew the attention of narcotics investigators after a was killed by a stray bullet while picking up her child from school.

02/16/2012

Zurana Horton (credit: CBS 2)

3 Arrests Made In Shooting Death Of Brownsville Mother Of 13

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Andrew Lopez, 18, confessed to the shooting death of Zurana Horton last Friday. Two others were also arrested in the deadly gun violence.

10/25/2011

Cheanne McKnight speaks to CBS 2 days after she was grazed in the face by a bullet in a deadly Brownsville shooting. (credit: CBS 2)

Young Brownsville Shooting Survivor Speaks Out; Community Calls For End To Gun Violence

Zurana Horton died instantly when bullets hit her in the face and chest, but thanks to her, 11-year-old Cheanne McKnight was only shot in the cheek and arm.

10/24/2011

Zurana Horton was killed amid crossfire in Brownsville Friday afternoon. (credit: handout)

Neighbors March In Remembrance Of Woman Who Died Protecting Kids In Brooklyn

“She didn’t even think. She stepped in front of those kids and she saved them and she didn’t deserve to die like that,” said Brownsville resident April Grant.

10/23/2011

Zurana Horton was killed amid crossfire in Brownsville Friday afternoon. (credit: handout)

Pregnant Mother Of 13 Killed In Crossfire Near Brooklyn School

Zurana Horton, 34, was killed in crossfire Friday afternoon as she was picking up her child from P.S. 298 in Brownsville. Witnesses at the scene said the woman was pregnant. Another woman and 11-year-old girl were also hurt.

10/21/2011