Arrest made in murder of high school basketball star in Brooklyn

The NYPD has arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the deadly shooting of a high school basketball star in Brooklyn last month.

Malik Bob was arrested Monday and is charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

17-year-old Shayma Roman was shot Sept. 29th while standing with a group of people outside her grandmother's apartment building on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.

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Two people allegedly approached the group, produced guns, and opened fire.

Roman was struck in the face by a bullet. She was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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Roman's father said he was inside when bullets began to fly, and shortly afterward, picked up his daughter's body.

"I heard chaos, I came out, and I came and grabbed my daughter," said Mario Roman.

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Police say they believe Roman was not the intended target of the shooting. She was weeks from her 18th birthday.  She leaves behind her parents and two siblings.