Police: 11-year-old fatally shot while walking home from school; suspects on the loose

An 11-year-old girl was shot and killed while walking home from school in the Bronx Monday night, police say.

News 12 Staff

May 17, 2022, 9:39 AM

Updated 760 days ago

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An 11-year-old girl was shot and killed while walking home from school in the Bronx Monday night, police say.
According to the NYPD, 11-year-old Kyhara Tay was shot in the abdomen around 5 p.m., and when police arrived, she was pronounced dead.
Police are searching for the three people involved in the shooting seen in a surveillance video. Police say a man was running on Fox Street near East 165th from two men chasing after him on a scooter.
The passenger on the scooter was seen shooting at the man as he ran away, and the 11-year-old child was caught in the crossfire. Police say they do not believe Tay was the intended target. 
No arrests have been made yet. Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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