Woman, 32, shot dead outside Brooklyn hospital

Posted at 12:11 PM, Dec 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-12 01:11:22-05

Fort Benning Fire A 32-year-old woman was shot and killed outside a hospital in Brooklyn, authorities said.

Shalema Gaskin was shot in the neck outside Brookdale University Hospital about 3:15 a.m. According to reports, she was on her way to the hospital to visit her 8-year-old child, who was hospitalized there for treatment of asthma.

Her assailant remains at large in the shooting at Hegeman Avenue and East 98th Street.