Prayer vigil held at Brookdale Hospital for Brownsville advocate injured in shooting

Police say Taronn Sloan was shot in the chest at the Tilden Houses around 1 a.m.

News 12 Staff

Jan 25, 2023, 3:42 AM

Updated 448 days ago

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A prayer vigil was held Tuesday night in honor of a Brownsville advocate who was injured in a shooting.
Police say Taronn Sloan was shot in the chest at the Tilden Houses around 1 a.m.
The New York City gun czar says it appeared to be a random incident.
Sloan, known in the community as “Tree,” is a member of the anti-gun violence group Brownsville In, Violence Out.
News 12’s Faith Graham was at Brookdale Hospital where loved ones prayed for Sloan’s recovery.


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