Police: Love triangle eyed in Allerton murder

The 20-year-old woman gunned down in broad daylight Thursday in Allerton fell victim to a so-called love triangle, police say. As News 12 has reported,

As News 12 reported, Kimberly Velasquez was fatally shot in the torso on Waring Avenue near the Pelham Bay Houses at around 3 p.m.

As News 12 reported, Kimberly Velasquez was fatally shot in the torso on Waring Avenue near the Pelham Bay Houses at around 3 p.m. (10/23/15)

ALLERTON - The 20-year-old woman gunned down in broad daylight Thursday in Allerton fell victim to a so-called love triangle, police say.

As News 12 has reported, Kimberly Velasquez was fatally shot in the torso on Waring Avenue near the Pelham Bay Houses at around 3 p.m.

Velasquez's family lives on Claflin Avenue. 

Authorities say Velasquez was not the intended target. Police say the alleged shooter was firing at a man who was walking with Velasquez.

Police say that the suspect was dating a woman who was a former lover of the target.

No arrests have been made, but police are searching for the suspect.

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