A 20-year-old woman person was shot to death while pushing a 3-month-old child in a carriage on New York City's Upper East Side on Wednesday night, police said.

The unidentified lady was pushing a child buggy on Lexington Avenue and East 95th Street around 8:25 p.m.

At the point when a man wearing a dark hooded pullover came up from behind and shot her in the head, ABC News New York station WABC revealed.

An obscure individual moved toward her and discharged a solitary shot at short proximity, police said.

The suspect escaped promptly subsequently by walking, voyaging east along East 95th Street, as per the NYPD