Police search for suspect in fatal Fort Greene shooting

FORT GREENE - Police say they are searching for a young man after he allegedly shot and killed the mother of his 3-year-old daughter.

Police say 19-year-old Jashaya Stanley was shot in the chest at Carlton Avenue at the Whitman Houses Monday evening. She was taken to Brooklyn Hospital where she died.

Witnesses say they saw Stanley and her boyfriend, Joshua Knox, fighting before he allegedly pulled out a gun and shot her.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

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