Tayshana Murphy Dead: Teenage Basketball Star Gunned Down In Case Of Mistaken Identity, Family Says

09/11/2011 01:08 pm ET | Updated Nov 11, 2011

A teenage basketball star was fatally shot in the head inside a Manhattan housing project Sunday morning, in what her family believes was a tragic case of mistaken identity.

Tayshana Murphy, 18, named by the Daily News last year as "one of the top girls basketball players" in the city, was slain in Harlem's Grant Houses at about 4:10 a.m., police said.


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