This is a heartbreaking story. The 17-year-old girl was identified as Shayma Roman, the New York City police department said. Officers responded to reports of a shooting at about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday and found her with a gunshot wound to the face, according to the New York Daily News.
Roman was with her sister at a house party when she was shot. She had stepped outside to speak with her sister right before the shots started ringing out. in the aftermath the 17-year-old girl was shot in the face and died. Her sister was holding her, crying. She was covered in blood. Everyone from the building came out screaming and crying because they were all close to this girl. They were all friends with her and they loved her so much .They all tried to help her and bring her inside. They were all screaming for help. The ambulance came in five minutes later, but by the time they got there she was gone. The girl that died was their friend, like a sister. “The girl that died was my best friend in life and I’m not ready to say goodbye yet. When I was trying to get over the whole situation, it dawned on me that I had to be there for my little sister because she was left behind. This also made me realize that when you are in a moment like this you have to be ready with all your heart and soul because some moments don’t give you chances.”–Zayanah Jackson
The police are still looking for the shooter, who fired from a passing car.