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Woman, 63, killed by shot to the face in Brooklyn; son taken into police custody

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Posted at 10:40 PM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 22:40:10-05

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A 63-year-old woman was fatally shot in the face on Monday evening, police said.

She was shot inside the Sumner Houses around 8 p.m., officials said. The woman was unconscious and unresponsive when officers got to the Park Avenue building. She was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Police took the woman's 43-year-old son into custody at the scene. A weapon was recovered.

The NYPD has not year released any additional identifying information.

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