Mother of 3 fatally shot while sitting on park bench in the Bronx

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Monday, June 13, 2016

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police have released an image of a man they are looking for in connection with the death of a mother of three in the Bronx.

The NYPD says 29-year-old Jessica White was shot while sitting on a park bench with her mother as her children played at a nearby playground.

It happened on Westchester Avenue Saturday night.

Police said the gunfire may be gang-related, and said White was not the intended target.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.