Person of interest questioned in fatal shooting of 32-year-old Bronx mother, police say

Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx Wednesday. It happened on White Plains Road around 7 a.m.

Police are investigating after a woman was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx Wednesday. It happened on White Plains Road around 7 a.m. (6/15/16)

THE BRONX - Police are questioning a person of interest after a woman was fatally shot in the head in the Bronx Wednesday.

They say 32-year-old Sarisse Respass was shot inside her home at 3914 White Plains Road around 7 a.m. 

Police say they responded to a call for a person shot and discovered Sarisse unconscious with a gunshot wound to her head.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

One neighbor says she heard a single gunshot while getting ready for her morning run.

Other neighbors say Sarisse is a mother to young children. 

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