A MOTHER was pushing her three-month-old baby in a stroller when she was fatally shot in the head while walking in New York City, said police.
The 20-year-old woman was near Samuel Seabury Playground on the Upper East Side when cops said she was shot once in the head just before 8.25PM.
She was taken to Metropolitan Hospital, but could not be saved and was pronounced dead.
Her baby was unharmed but was also taken to the hospital out of caution.
Mayor Eric Adams was at the scene and is expected to speak to the media soon.
Sources told the New York Post that the gunman was dressed in all black and ran up East 9th street after the shooting.
A shell casing was found at the scene and the area is being canvassed for video by the NYPD.
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