Bronx woman fatally shot, off-duty correction officer claims his gun went off accidentally
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Marie Faye

via WPIX:

THE BRONX, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- A correction officer has been charged after a woman was fatally shot inside a Bronx apartment building overnight. The officer claims his gun went off accidentally.

The single gunshot woke up people who live in the building on Ogden Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police arrived to find 35-year-old Marie Faye dead on the scene, and 42-year-old correction officer Alain Samba, with a gun.

Samba, of Ogden Avenue, claims his weapon went off accidentally. A source tells PIX11 the correction officer said he was cleaning the gun when it fired.

Samba is charged with criminally negligent homicide.

FULL STORY: Bronx woman fatally shot, off-duty correction officer claims his gun went off accidentally - WPIX

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