Ex-boyfriend arrested in killing of mom pushing child in stroller in NYC

An ex-boyfriend has been arrested within the killing of a lady who was shot within the head at point-blank vary as she pushed her child in a stroller in New York Metropolis, police stated Friday.

Azsia Johnson, 20, was shot within the head round 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, in a focused killing that town’s mayor known as horrific.

On Friday police arrested Isaac Argro, 22, who’s charged with homicide and prison possession of weapon, town’s police commissioner, Keechant Sewell, introduced.

Argro, of Brooklyn, is Johnson’s ex-boyfriend and the daddy of the infant within the stroller, a spokesman for the New York Metropolis Police Division stated.

The three-month-old child was not harmed within the incident, officers have stated.

It was not instantly clear if Argro had an lawyer who may converse on his behalf.

Police have stated {that a} gunman wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants approached the Johnson as she pushed the stroller on East ninety fifth Road and shot her as soon as within the head at shut vary, and fled on foot.

New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams on Friday stated in an announcement after the arrest stated that “All New Yorkers stand with the Johnson household on this tough time.”