New York officials released surveillance footage showing Friday’s shooting at a park which reportedly left a woman dead and three people wounded.
Tyana Johnson, 19, was reportedly killed during an 11 p.m. shootout at Shoelace Park in the Bronx. Johnson’s family told the New York Daily News that the teen was hosting a graduation party at the park to celebrate getting her associate’s degree from Monroe College.
Sources told the New York Post that Johnson was shot in her head, hip, torso, and buttocks. The NYPD said a 15-year-old boy was shot in his buttocks, a 16-year-old boy was shot in his ankle, and a 24-year-old man was shot in his groin. Sources also claimed that the 24-year-old was standing next to Johnson when gunfire erupted.
Yesterday, at approximately 11 p.m., at the intersection of E. 226 & Bronx Blvd, two unknown males exited a silver BMW and opened fire on a high school graduation party in Bronx Park. This should have been a joyous occasion, but instead it turned into a nightmare. pic.twitter.com/kZIENnb9Pq
— Chief Rodney Harrison (@NYPDDetectives) June 14, 2020
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Surveillance footage appears to show two men exit a silver BMW and fire at a crowd of approximately 150 parkgoers. The suspects then get back into the vehicle and drive off.
While a motive remains unconfirmed, The Post reported that police believe the deadly shootout was gang-related.
Police said Johnson wasn’t the intended target, according to the Daily News.
The three surviving shooting victims are expected to recover. No arrests have been made.
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[Featured image: NYPD video screengrab; Tyana Johnson/Instagram]