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32-year-old Shalimar Birkett was shot in the head Monday night during a vigil for 31-year-old Miles Bobbsemple, who died of a gunshot wound to the chest that day.

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A 32-year-old woman is dead after she was fatally shot in Brooklyn while attending an outdoor vigil for a murder victim who was killed that day.

Shalimar Birkett from Queens was found on the street shortly after 11 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head. on Monday as police responded to a shooting in Park Place, in the Weeksville neighborhood, according to New York Police Department.

She participated in a vigil for 31-year-old Miles Bobbsemple, who died earlier that day when a shooter opened fire on a passing white limousine, authorities said.

Birkett was taken to the nearby Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Birkett was “a friend but not a close friend” of Bobbsemple, her mother Patricia Hamilton told the New York Daily News.

“Why?” Asked Hamilton. “Why did you have to shoot and kill my daughter? She was just there.”

Hamilton added that Birkett was “an outgoing, fun person who was loved by everyone – all of her friends and family” and a mother of two young boys.

Bobbsemple died Monday morning after being shot in the chest at a Brooklyn house party and dropped off at Kings County Hospital, according to WABC.

Police told the point of sale that Bobbsemple was shot after appearing to accidentally step on the foot of a gang member or show a sign of disrespect. A 30-year-old man was also wounded in the incident but is said to survive.

There were no arrests in either shootout as of Tuesday and both investigations are ongoing.