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: Times Square Shooting: Manhunt For Alleged Gunman Farrakhan Muhammad Continues; Tourists Worry, But Mayor Says City 'Overwhelmingly Safe'
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: Worries Grow Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Could Lead To Higher Prices At The Pump
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: Times Square Shooting: Hero Officer Alyssa Vogel Speaks About Rescuing 4-Year-Old Gunshot Victim
Check back soon for more information on this developing story.