NEW YORK (AP) — A 34-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the shooting of another woman outside a New York City public housing complex where five mayoral candidates had recently spent a night.
Prosecutors say Michele Graham shot 23-year-old Olivia Brown outside the Lincoln Houses in East Harlem on July 23.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said Thursday that Graham has been indicted on charges of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Democratic candidates Bill de Blasio (BLAH'-zee-oh), John Liu (LOO), Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and Anthony Weiner had a sleepover with different families in the Lincoln Houses a few days before the shooting. They were there to examine mold, holes in walls and other issues.
A lawyer for Graham did not immediately return a call seeking comment.