Shooting

Queens Morning Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/21/2012 at 8:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Rain before 10am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Friday night: A slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as [...]

Suspect accused of killing cop, driver in custody at hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds
Suspect accused of killing cop, driver in custody at hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds
News Billy Rennison 10/23/2012 at 6:02PM

Police captured the suspected killer of two people, including a Nassau County police office, after a witness heard gunshots coming from a car in Queens. After a multi-hour manhunt, Darrell Fuller, 33, was taken into custody by police in Queens and transferred to a local hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds.  Fuller was found at 111th Avenue and 173rd Street [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/21/2012 at 2:25PM

Wisconsin spa shooting injures at least seven A gunman opened fire at a Wisconsin spa today, injuring at least seven people. The area is on lockdown as authorities in Brookfield work to secure the scene, which is across the street from a shopping mall. It was not immediately clear whether a suspect had been arrested. [...]

Man dead in police shooting on GCP
Man dead in police shooting on GCP
News Billy Rennison 10/04/2012 at 9:45AM

A man was shot dead by police this morning on the Grand Central Parkway and two others are in custody. The shooting occurred at 5 a.m. near exit 7 shutting down the highway during morning rush hour. Police fired at the suspect, hitting him once in the abdomen, police said. According to the New York Times, [...]

Gunman shot dead after killing former colleague near Empire State Building; 9 others wounded
Gunman shot dead after killing former colleague near Empire State Building; 9 others wounded
News Billy Rennison 8/24/2012 at 11:46AM

Two are dead — including the gunman — and nine bystanders wounded at a shootout outside the Empire State Building. Recently fired Jeffrey Johnson, 53, stationed himself outside his former employers, Hazan Imports, and fatally wounded a 41-year-old former colleague. After opening fire on the victim, Johnson fled northbound; a construction worker spotted him and [...]

Texas A&M shooter in custody
News Billy Rennison 8/13/2012 at 2:55PM

A gunman has been taking into custody near Texas A&M, the university said, with reports indicating multiple people have been shot. Initial reports of an “active shooter” near the campus were issued at 12:29 p.m. local time (1:29 Eastern) from Texas A&M and all students and residents were urged to stay indoors. Fifteen minutes later, [...]

Enough is enough
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 8/09/2012 at 12:26PM

When will the politicians listen? When will something finally be done to end the senseless violence? Now it seems we are not even safe in our houses of worship. The recents massacre of six inside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin — the second such mass slaying in as many months — has hit home. Queens, [...]

Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
Laughing Devil hosts fundraiser for Colorado shooting victim
News Alexa Altman 7/31/2012 at 4:27PM

While increased security at local movie theaters and debate over gun control brought the Aurora, Colorado, shooting closer to home, a Queens comedy club came together to raise money for an aspiring comedian who was injured during the rampage. On Monday, July 30, the Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City hosted a fundraiser [...]

Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 7/22/2012 at 3:23PM

Penn State tears down Paterno statue On the same day construction workers with jackhammers dismantled the iconic statue of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno that had stood outside Beaver Stadium for 11 years, the NCAA said it will announce sanctions against the university Monday morning during a press conference. NYDailyNews  “Dark Knight Rises” stars [...]

Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 7/21/2012 at 2:00PM

New Yorkers injured in Colorado “Dark Knight Rises” shooting At least two local men survived the Aurora massacre – a Brooklyn band member, who posted graphic photos of his injury online, and a recent graduate of Syracuse University. Christopher Rapoza, who plays bass for the punk band The Toothaches, described the horror at the Colorado theater, [...]