Multiple news outlets are reporting that at around 9:30 Monday night, police responded to a call on Joralemon Street near Brooklyn Bridge Park, where they found a 23-year-old woman unconscious. She was pronounced dead at the scene of a gunshot to the head.
Police said they’re not sure if a robbery led up to the shooting or if it was random, but they do believe it’s a murder.
More info will be posted as it becomes available.
UPDATED: According to the NY Post, the crime last night seems to be an episode of domestic violence.
The victim’s mother, Pauline Marks, said her daughter was on her way home from her job at a restaurant located inside the park called Fornino when her daughter was killed.
She said she believe’s [sic] the gunman to be an ex-boyfriend who had been menacing her for the past few weeks and whom she had filed an order of protection against, but police weren’t immediately able to confirm that.
UPDATED: PIX 11 is reporting that Lamont Wright, 53, described as a multiple previous offender and a registered sex offender, as well as being the victim’s ex-boyfriend, is in police custody and is being questioned.