NYPD: Off-duty subway conductor Jacqueline Dicks fatally shot in East New York

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EAST NEW YORK -

A shooting killed an off-duty subway conductor steps from her home on Elton Street in East New York Monday night, police say.

Jacqueline Dicks, 41, got off work from her MTA job at 11 p.m. in Queens, where she had worked since June. She was still wearing her uniform on her way home, when a single bullet struck her in the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. 

Sources say Dicks' boyfriend told police that he picked her up from work and had just parked the car on her street. She was walking toward her building when he heard a gunshot, turned and saw at least three men running away. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Dicks was a member of Transport Workers Union Local 100. Elected officials joined mourning friends, relatives and colleagues for a vigil in her honor Tuesday. 

Dicks was a mother of six, and her youngest child was 4 years old.

"That's my baby sister -- I love her," says Tyrone Dicks, who rushed to the scene after getting a phone call from his nephew Tuesday morning.

Tyrone Dicks says he and his sister lost their own mother when they were children. He was 14, and she was just 5 or 6, he says.

"I've been with her ever since," he says. "A great sister, great aunt, great mother -- she was everything."

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