Prayer vigil held at Brookdale Hospital for Brownsville advocate injured in shooting

A prayer vigil was held Tuesday night in honor of a Brownsville advocate who was injured in a shooting.

Police say Taronn Sloan was shot in the chest at the Tilden Houses around 1 a.m.

The New York City gun czar says it appeared to be a random incident.

Sloan, known in the community as “Tree,” is a member of the anti-gun violence group Brownsville In, Violence Out.

News 12’s Faith Graham was at Brookdale Hospital where loved ones prayed for Sloan’s recovery.

This story was originally published here.

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