A person gunned down by his mother throughout a struggle exterior their Brooklyn house gasped to arriving cops, “My mom shot me, I’m dying” — and has now succumbed to his wounds, police stated Tuesday.
Christopher Jenkins, 28, was concerned in a feud along with his 44-year-old mother, Vanessa Jenkins, exterior their Crown Heights house round 9:50 p.m. Oct. 12 when the lady pulled out a handgun and shot her son twice within the head, in accordance with cops and a prison criticism.
When police confirmed up on the scene, the wounded man cried, “My mom shot me, I’m dying,” in accordance with the criticism, which cites a lieutenant’s body-camera footage.
He was rushed to the Kings County Hospital Center in essential situation and saved on life assist till he succumbed to his accidents Oct. 24, stated cops and the criticism.
His dying has been dominated a murder, in accordance with authorities.
Vanessa Jenkins was initially arrested a day after the taking pictures and arraigned on fees of tried homicide, prison possession of a weapon and prison possession of a firearm.
She is claiming self-defense, together with her son, a suspected Crips gang member, allegedly choking her earlier than she shot him, law-enforcement sources informed The Post.
It’s unclear what the dispute-turned-deadly was about.
The sufferer had 16 earlier arrests, together with for theft, sources stated.
The mother was ordered held on $500,000 money bail or $1 million bond throughout the arraignment, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office stated.
A spokesman for the DA’s workplace stated he was unable to remark Tuesday on whether or not the fees towards the mother can be upgraded now that her son has died, as that might be dealt with by a grand jury.
-Additional reporting by Joe Marino