According to her mourning relatives, the 16-year-old girl who was gunned down Friday after being caught and punished for a shootout outside her South Bronx high school was brilliant in her academics and a “wonderful person.” According to authorities and her family, Angellyh Yambo was the unfortunate victim of New York City’s rising gun issue after two “daring outlaws” began shooting a block from University Prep Charter High School at approximately 1:45 p.m., killing her and hitting two other teenagers. Angellyh’s family is “absolutely gutted,” according to Margarita Yambo, the victim’s aunt, whose brother is Angellyh’s father.
What have the authorities said about Angellyh Yambo’s death?
The victim’s identity had not been disclosed by authorities as of Friday night, and yet the victim’s two aunts verified the death of their loving niece, whom NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell called “a young woman with a great future” on Friday. According to Bronx Investigations and Chief Timothy McCormack, the case starts when a guy began “pointing to somebody” all the way across the street, pulled out a pistol, and opened fire as schoolchildren went by after school.
The two other unintentional victims, a 16-year-old girl, and a 16-year-old boy are expected to live through the incident. This was the latest in a series of attacks that have killed or injured youngsters around the city this year. According to law enforcement officials, all three kids were unintentional targets.
Who was responsible for the death of Angellyh Yambo?
Another teenager was charged with attempted murder and the murder on Saturday night after unintentionally murdering a 16-year-old witness and injuring two additional teenagers on outside of Bronx high school. Jeremiah Ryan, the person suspected of killing 16-year-old Angellyh Yambo, has been kept in jail without parole until at least Monday. During an argument with roughly four other people, Ryan reportedly started shooting around 1:45 p.m.
Friday near the South Bronx Academic Institute on East 156th Street, according to an eyewitness. Jeremiah Ryan grabbed his revolver and began firing when a member of the gang made a move as though he was reaching for a firearm, according to the witness. Additionally, Angellyh Yambo’s burial will be taking place in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Jeremiah Ryan, who is also accused of attempted murder and illegal discharging of a firearm, is expected back in court on Thursday when a judge determines if he will face adult charges.