Three questioned in attempted mugging murder

March 18, 2011 5:36:43 AM PDT
Three people are being questioned in the fatal shooting of a Queens woman during a mugging gone bad.

The men were taken into custody during a round up of suspects wanted in an ongoing gunpoint robbery spree.

They were being questioned by detectives investigating the killing of 23-year-old Rabie Muhammed.

Muhammed was walking with her husband Sunday night when they were accosted by a group of men, who demanded her purse.

She refused to turn it over, and was fatally shot.

Her husband was not injured.

The NYPD received tips after announcing a $12,000 reward in the killing.