A teenager is being sought after a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed near the Bronx Zoo this past weekend, police said.
The suspect is believed to be a boy between the ages of 15 and 18. Police believe he fired multiple shots at a group of people on Vyse Avenue and East 181st Street in West Farms at about 8:15 p.m., hitting Vlana Roberts in the torso, cops said.
Roberts, who lived blocks from where she was shot, was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital and pronounced dead, cops said.
The NYPD released surveillance footage Tuesday of the suspect running down the sidewalk.
WANTED: Hispanic male, in his teens, and has a long ponytail for the shooting death of a a 17-year-old female. He fired shots at a group of people at the corner of E.181St./Vyse Ave striking the female victim at 8:15pm on June 2. Help us ID him, call #800577TIPS. pic.twitter.com/jVp6crtTin— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 5, 2018
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.