Monday, March 14, 2011

Robbers Kill Woman in Struggle for Purse by Alice McQuillan - NBC New York

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A woman walking with her husband on a quiet Queens street Sunday night was shot and killed by robbers in a struggle for her purse.
The couple was outside in Hollis around 8:30 p.m. Sunday when three men wearing hoodies confronted them.
They demanded the 23-year-old woman’s purse and a struggle erupted. The robbers fired and the woman was shot twice in her torso in front of a home on 204th Street.
The unidentified woman was rushed to Jamaica Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Her killers escaped.
Detectives ask anyone with information to call 1 800 577-TIPS.