In a devastating incident that has left the community in shock, a 57-year-old woman, a 42-year-old man, and their beloved pit bull were fatally shot outside Highbridge Park in Upper Manhattan on Friday evening, according to the NYPD.
The victims, who were out for a walk with their dog, were attacked near West 165th Street and Edgecombe Avenue in Washington Heights around 6:30 p.m. Sources revealed that the woman sustained gunshot wounds to her head and neck, while the man was struck in the face and shoulder.
This heart-wrenching event has sent shockwaves through the neighborhood, leaving residents in mourning and searching for answers. The NYPD is actively investigating the incident, aiming to bring justice to the victims and their grieving families.
As the community grapples with this senseless act of violence, there is a collective call for peace and solidarity, emphasizing the importance of unity during these challenging times. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims’ families and friends as they navigate this unimaginable tragedy together. Stay tuned for further updates as the investigation unfolds. #ManhattanTragedy #CommunityMourns #StopGunViolence 🕊️😢