Brooklyn Rooftop Sniper In Custody


Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday as the rooftop snipers responsible for gunning down a Brooklyn mother as she saved terrified school kids from flying bullets, police said in a statement.

Andrew Lopez, 18, admitted to the slaying soon after his arrest, confessing he pulled the trigger last Friday afternoon, according to the NY Daily News. Jonathan Carrasquillo, 22, and Kristian Lopez, 17, were also arrested in connection to the shooting.

The suspects have been charged with Murder, 2 counts of Felony Assault, Criminal Possession of a Weapon (Firearm) and Reckless Endangerment. Lopez has also been charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon.

Zurana Horton, 34, was shot in the chest after shielding nearby kids when gunshots started Friday afternoon near Public School 298 in Brownsville.

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