115th Precinct
Jackson Heights
Homicide


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A 36-year-old man was shot dead on March 28. According to police, the victim, William Lewis, was shot by an unknown suspect inside 103-18 Northern Boulevard and was later pronounced dead on the scene. There have been no arrests made and an investigation is ongoing. NYPD names Muslim Chaplin Khalid Latif has been appointed Chaplain […]

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Jackson HeightsRookie Cops Save Colleague A 21-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder of an on-duty New York City police officer — who was on uniform foot patrol in Jackson Heights — by ambushing him and brutally beating him with a baseball bat before robbing him of his gun and handcuffs. Danny Fernandez, 21, […]

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East ElmhurstBar Assault While at an East Elmhurst bar on Monday, January 1, Zamira Torres, 24, allegedly broke a bottle over another woman's head. Torres and the 30-year-old victim were both at the Rancho Jubilee when the victim allegedly refused to give Torres her seat at about 5 a.m., at which point Torres hit the […]

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Jackson HeightsTwo-Year-Old Dies A two-year-old boy was pronounced dead on November 14. According to police, Eduardo Nieto's parents called 9-1-1 when they discovered him unconscious. The boy was taken to North Shore Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There were no signs of trauma. A medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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Jackson HeightsFatal Fall A 50-year-old man fell six stories to his death on November 14. According to police, the accident occurred at 89-11 34th Avenue when the victim tried to pull up a scaffold and fell off the roof. He was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An investigation is ongoing.

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Jackson HeightsTwo Men Shot On October 1 at the corner of 86th Street and 30th Avenue, two males, ages 21 and 24, were shot in the torso while sitting in a car at the location. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel responded and took the victims to Elmhurst General Hospital in critical condition.   The suspect(s) […]

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