NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was shot dead in Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon.
The Crime Scene Unit remained at the scene and had a corner taped off as it investigated what lead up to the killing of the victim, CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported.READ MORE: NYPD: New Video Shows Armed Suspect Before Deadly Bronx Shooting
NYPD officers were searching the block for evidence near a deli on 4th Avenue and St. Marks Place in Park Slope, where the woman was shot in the head on the sidewalk at around 1 p.m.
The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Nichelle Thomas, of Brooklyn.READ MORE: CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Police say 28-year-old Latisha Bell, of the Bronx, has been arrested and is charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Police are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers.MORE NEWS: Israel Attacks Gaza Strip As Violence Intensifies
Check back soon for more information on this developing story.