Basketball phenom, Tayshana Murphy, 18, was shot and killed in her NYC housing project Sunday, September 11, 2011

*Another life has been cut down and a New York community torn apart by the loss.

The young woman that was killed was a promising basketball player who may have simply been in the wrong place at the wrong time and associated with the wrong people.

Tayshana Murphy, 18, just began her senior year playing basketball for Bergtraum High School for Business Careers in Manhattan.

She transferred to the school last year (more…)