Family of Murdered Tayshana Murphy Reveal Contradictions in Why She Died, Funeral Details Included
Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy’s relatives invited the families and friends of two suspects in her murder to a public meeting Thursday intended to prevent further gun violence.
“We are going to call Manhattanville and tell them the war must stop,” said Jackie Rowe Adams, a friend of the family.
“There was so much blood. We were sure there was no saving her,” said Murphy’s sister Tanasia Williams, who ran to her sister minutes after she was shot. “Her eyes were wide open … My baby died with her eyes open,” she said, her voice breaking with emotion.
Three Suspects Now Identified and Arrested in Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy Shooting
NY Post has reported updated news on three suspects in the shooting of Tayshana Murphy
Read report below:
Tyshawn Brockington and Robert Cartagena, both 21, are wanted on charges that they gunned down Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy early Sunday as she ran in fear for her life.
“They are seen in the video with guns in their waistbands,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said at a press conference.
There’s a third suspect, Terique Collins, 24, whom was arrested Monday night and held last night on $250,000 bond, charged with criminal possession of a weapon.
Can The Game of Basketball Turn Our Teen Girls Out and Into a Life of Homosexuality?
We have to speak on this subject because it has become too obvious. We are urged to do so in the wake of the senseless death of a bright young lady, Tayshana Murphy who was a basketball star at her high school but fell to her demise trying to protect her brother.
We are not trying to use this moment of her death to make mockery of her apparent lifestyle but we feel this is a time to open the discussion about how certain sport games can possibly turn our teen girls into their masculine counterparts.
Basketball Star Tayshana Murphy Took Hit Trying to Save Troublesome Brother
High school basketball star Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy was looking for her trouble-prone brother “Bam Bam” Sunday morning but ran into the two culprits who were hunting her brother down after an earlier argument.
Relatives said Tayshana’s brother is kind of ‘psycho’ and she went out to protect him when the two men took it out on her with violence.
Reports were wrong when stated earlier this week that she was mistaken for a man because she wore a hoodie.
“It wasn’t a mistake,” stated a relative.
Top Girls Basketball Star Tayshana Murphy Shot Dead in Harlem; Mistaken for Man
One of the top girls basketball stars was shot dead early Sunday in her Harlem building after she and her friends had an argument with some hoodlums.
Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, 18, was partying with friends right after 4 a.m. at the Grant Houses in Harlem when the other group arrived and an argument started.
Tayshana Murphy was wearing a hoodie and may have been mistaken for a man. While she was trying to get away, she was shot once in the head.