Woman 25, Found Shot Dead, Lying on NYC Sidewalk

A 25-year-old woman was found shot to death on a street in Manhattan’s East Village early Thursday morning.

The woman, whose identity has not been released, was found with a gunshot wound to the head around 5 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are now searching for a suspect, who may have been dressed in black and wearing a mask, WNBC reported.

The crime scene was near New York University, but police said there was no indication the victim was connected to the school.

No other details were available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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