Tayshana Murphy was targeted?

Updated: September 12, 2011, 10:30 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy, the 18-year-old senior girls basketball player at Murry Bergtraum in Manhattan who was killed this weekend, may have been targeted along with her brothers, a law enforcement source told the New York Daily News.

Earlier reports had said that Murphy might have been the victim of mistaken identity.

"We're looking into the possibility she was involved in (an) earlier assault," the source said in the Daily News.

The source added: "Investigators believe ...

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