Mother walking with baby stroller fatally shot in NYC

A young mother pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller was fatally shot Wednesday night on an Upper East Side street, law enforcement sources said.

The 20-year-old woman was shot in the head by a suspect who approached her from behind at Lexington Avenue and East 95th Street around 8:20 p.m., according to sources.

The infant was unharmed, the sources said.

Police at the scene where the woman was shot
The woman was shot in the head by an unidentified suspect.
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Adams arrives at the scene where a 19-year-old mother was shot dead on the Upper East Side Wednesday night.
Adams arrives at the scene where a 20-year-old mother was shot dead on the Upper East Side Wednesday night.
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The woman was rushed to Metropolitan Hospital where she was pronounced dead, sources said.

The gunman, dressed in all back, fled up East 95th street on foot, according to sources.

One shell casing was recovered at the scene and police are canvassing the area for video, sources said.

A crowd of people gather at the scene of the shooting .
A crowd of people gather at the scene of the shooting .
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Police at the scene of the shooting
The baby was unharmed in the shooting.
Daniel William McKnight

The NYPD confirmed the shooting occurred, but had no other details at this time.

Mayor Eric Adams and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell were on the scene were expected to brief the media.

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