Woman, dog dead in Brooklyn shooting

Brooklyn

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A woman and a dog were killed in a Brooklyn shooting on Sunday night, police said.

After she was shot around 9:45 p.m., the 36-year-old woman was taken from the scene on Dekalb Avenue near Franklin Avenue to a hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Officials on Monday morning identified the victim as Jennifer Ynoa. Police said she lived just a few blocks from where she was fatally shot.

It was not immediately clear why the woman and dog had been shot, but an NYPD spokesperson said police believed the victim was targeted.

Authorities said they were looking for a man in a white hooded sweatshirt who fled the scene in a four-door sedan.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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