Mother, 20, fatally shot in the head in NYC’s Upper East Side as she pushed her three-month-old baby into a stroller

A mother was pushing her three-month-old baby in a stroller when she was fatally shot in the head while walking in New York City, police said.

The 20-year-old woman was near Samuel Seabury Playground on the Upper East Side when officers said she was shot in the head just before 8:25 p.m.

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A young mother was fatally shot in the head while pushing her three-month-old in a stroller in NYCCredit: Peter Gerber
The gunman, dressed all in black, fled on foot after the shooting

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The gunman, dressed all in black, fled on foot after the shootingCredit: Peter Gerber
The baby was unharmed in the shooting

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The baby was unharmed in the shootingCredit: Peter Gerber

She was taken to the Metropolitan Hospital but could not be saved and was pronounced dead.

Her baby was unharmed, but was also taken to hospital as a precaution.

Sources told the New York Post that the gunman was dressed all in black and ran down East 9th Street after the shooting.

A shell casing was found at the scene and the area is under video surveillance by the NYPD.

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