Mother of woman slain by stray bullet continues fight for justice

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A family's fight for justice is far from over after a Brooklyn mother was fatally shot by a stray bullet in 2012.

The man who police arrested for the crime has been set free.

Seven years ago, 28-year-old Fatima Gordon was killed just a block from her home in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens while walking with her 5-year-old son. He will turn 12 this month.

Christopher Johnson was originally convicted in 2014 for her death. He appealed that conviction, and on Tuesday, a jury in a second trial did not convict him.

“I am a loss for words because I didn't think the justice system could be so unfair,” says Gordon’s cousin.

News 12 reached out Christopher Johnson's lawyers, but they have not yet responded.

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