Shanice Young, 31, was gunned down early Sunday morning outside her building on West 128th Street at Frederick Douglass Boulevard.READ MORE: NYPD: Keber Martinez Arrested In Jacobi Hospital Shooting
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.
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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.
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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.