A mother in the Bronx has been shot through the Peephole while checking who was at the door.
Wendy Martinez, 45 years old, was at home with her 14 year old boy at around 9:45pm. The doorbell rang and she went to check who it was.
She asked who it was first as she approached the door. With no answer, she went straight to the door, asked who it was again, and when no one answered, she looked through the peephole, and was shot through the face while looking through.
There were surveillance cameras in the building, but the shoot carried an open umbrella as to not be seen.
Police believe the bullet may have been meant for her older son 25-year-old Brian Solano, who’s accused in the murder of Willie Lora.
Solano was freed from jail in 2017, after spending three years on Rikers Island and a month in Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, New York.
Solano is a gangbanger, a reputed member of the Trinitarios, police say the apartment may have been targeted by the rival Bloods offshoot The Eden Boys.
After Solano’s lawyer got a pair of the jury to say their testimonies was coerced by cops, he was released on his own recognizance late last year.
Sources of Wendy Martinez’s murder saying that the murder is what’s referred to in the streets as “Street Justice”. Once source said,
“That’s a gang-related hit, This is street justice.”
When the police arrived to the scene of the murder, Wendy Martinez’s younger son of 14 was so in shock and scared, he went to hide in a bedroom, and had to be persuaded to come out.
Solano was with his girlfriend in long island when his mother got shot.