Woman fatally shot at Bronx construction site; boyfriend attacks suspect

A woman was shot and killed while working as a construction-site flagger in a seaside Bronx community Wednesday, and her boyfriend witnessed the attack and chased the gunman down, police said.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. on City Island, a small, normally tranquil residential island in Long Island Sound.  It happened at City Island Ave. and City Island Rd.

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52-year-old Lizbeth Mass of Brooklyn was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital, police said.

The 66-year-old gunman tried to ride off on a bicycle, but the woman's boyfriend chased after him in his 2016 Hyundai Sonata, hit him with it, and beat him, police said.

The suspected gunman, identified as Jose Everaldo Reyes, is in custody in a hospital, where he was taken with body trauma.

He faces murder, manslaughter, and weapons charges.

The Associated Press contributed to this report