16-year-old high school student, Tysha Jones, was shoot and killed during a shooting at Brighton Beach in Brooklyn on Thursday.
According to reports, a fight broke out on the boardwalk around 5:20 p.m., moments later, a gunman opened fire on the crowd, killing the 16-year-old Jones and inuring four others.
“It was chaotic,” said a 48-year-old Queens woman who was visiting Brighton Beach. “We looked at the boardwalk and everyone was running north. It was hectic. It was panic.”
The teen – identified by friends as Tysha Jones, a Landmark High School student – was shot under the left armpit, cops said.
She later died at Coney Island Hospital, where a 23-year-old man was clinging to life with a gunshot wound to his stomach.
Tykwan Beckett, 23, and two other men – ages 25 and 26 – were taken to Lutheran Hospital. All were expected to survive.
The two injured bystanders – one hit inside Tatiana Restaurant – were among those in stable condition, sources said.
“I hope that somebody comes forward,” said Beckett’s sister, Ebony, 27. “If they don’t stop him, [the shooter is] going to keep going.”
Condolences go out to the family and friends of Tysha Jones.
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