Shanice Young, 31, was gunned down early Sunday morning outside her building on West 128th Street at Frederick Douglass Boulevard.READ MORE: Luchiano Lewis Pleads Guilty In Deadly Stabbing Of Barnard College Freshman Tessa Majors
Neighbors told CBS2 she had just returned from her baby shower and was bringing her gifts inside with her boyfriend and family when a gunman shot her in the head.
Police sources said Young was trying to break up a fight before the shots were fired.READ MORE: David Hardy Sentenced In Deadly Stray Bullet Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Shamoya McKenzie In Mount Vernon
Her sister said she left behind two daughters and was nine months pregnant.
Late Sunday night, police told CBS2 they were searching for Young’s ex-boyfriend in the investigation.
They’re now asking for the public’s help locating 40-year-old Justin Soriano.MORE NEWS: 7 Pedestrians Hurt After Being Struck By A Vehicle In The Bronx
Anyone with information about the shooting or Soriano’s whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.