“She was happy, she was having fun. We were all dancing with each other – that’s why it’s so shocking,” said Tamia McDaniels. “I was just with her and an hour later, after I left the party, I hear she’s killed – it’s just so unexpected.”
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One community leader called on residents to come together and fight for an end to the senseless violence.
“We have to take immediate action and call for the community’s participation in providing law enforcement officials with what information they may have that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the shooter or shooters,” said Community Advocate Tony Herbert.
The NYPD is pursuing all leads.
Anyone with information about the shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).