Tatiana Fuller lives on the first floor of a three-story home in Bayonne. The home is split up into six apartments – there are two on each floor. Two women live on the top rear-unit, which is now a crime scene.
Fuller says early Sunday morning after gunfire rang out, they came into the hallway and crossed paths with the suspect, who was running down the stairs.
“He came downstairs, and I thought he was going to shoot me,” Fuller said.
She says he ran out of the apartment and up JFK Boulevard. That is when she linked up with the victim’s roommate and went back into the apartment.
“We went back upstairs to find her friend dead in the bed – she got shot in the face,” added Fuller.
Police confirm the suspect opened fire, fatally striking the victim in her face.
The roommate did return home hours later but did not want to answer any questions.
As for the suspect, Fuller tells Eyewitness News they recognized the man, and he was someone who was often at the house.
“Every time I see him, he don’t say anything, he’s quiet – this is a shock to me,” she adds.
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