The suspects took the woman's cell phone but could not get her purse, according to the NYPD.
Two Bronx women claim they were racially profiled by NYPD officers who fired at them and their pets.
The new zone will reduce speeds by 10 mph and add speed bumps and signage to the area.
Police have arrested the woman's 16-year-old son and charged him with second-degree murder.
A group of Bronx students successfully campaigned for safer streets in their neighborhood.
The city removed parking spots to increase visibility at 172nd St. and Townsend Ave.
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