Arrest made in fatal shooting hours before victim's funeral

Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Brooklyn mother, just hours before she is laid to rest.

An arrest was made before the woman's funeral.

An arrest was made before the woman's funeral. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

 

(09/07/12) BROOKLYN - Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Brooklyn mother, just hours before she is laid to rest.
 
According to investigators, 21-year-old Christopher Johnson, of Bed-Stuy, has been charged with murder. They say he shot 28-year-old Fatima Gordon in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens last Thursday.
 
Family and friends said goodbye to Gordon, who leaves behind a 7-year-old son, at the Christina Cultural Center Friday. Her grandmother says they will now march every Thursday in her honor.
 
Cops say that a 13-year-old boy and two other men were also hurt in the shooting, but are expected to be OK.

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