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.”
She later died at Coney Island Hospital, where a 23-year-old man was clinging to life with a gunshot wound to his stomach.
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.