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NYPD: Woman Shot Dead In Her East Harlem Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting in East Harlem.

Officers responded to calls of shots fired at the Lehman Village apartments at around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. They arrived to find a woman fatally shot inside her apartment.

The woman's family told CBS2 she was shot by her son. They said she was a good woman, loved by everyone.

"She didn't have a problem with nobody. She's a lovely woman in the community. Everybody loves her. She cooks very good for everybody. Everybody come and eat. She's a good sister," said the victim's brother, Yankuba Sandarie.

Police have taken a 22-year-old man into custody.

Charges are pending.

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