Shooting

Jackson Heights man arrested for fatal Roosevelt Avenue shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 5:12PM

A Jackson Heights man has been arrested and charged for the murder of another man on Roosevelt Avenue. According to the NYPD, on Friday, September 20 at approximately 5:54 p.m., after responding to a report of a man shot at 80th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police found Ivan Rodriguez, 33, of Corona in front of [...]

Man dies after being shot in head, neck in Jackson Heights
News Melissa Chan 9/21/2013 at 12:02PM

A 33-year-old man died Friday after he was shot in the head and neck in Jackson Heights, police said. The name of the man was not yet released. Police said the incident occurred September 20 shortly before 6 p.m. at 89-09 Roosevelt Avenue. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced [...]

One dead, one injured in Jamaica homicide
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 6:16PM

One man is dead and another injured in a shooting this morning in Jamaica, cops said. Police responded to the shooting at 89-32 163rd Street around 5:11 a.m. Upon arrival officers found one Hispanic man with a gunshot wound in his chest and another Hispanic man with a gunshot wound to an ankle. EMS rushed [...]

10-year-old Far Rockaway girl shot
10-year-old Far Rockaway girl shot
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 4:28PM

A 10-year-old girl is in stable condition after being shot in the leg in a Far Rockaway shooting this morning, cops said. Police responded to the gunfire at about 1:24 a.m. and found the girl at 22-29 Dix Ave. No arrests have been made at this time. The girl was not the intended target of [...]

Man killed in Jamaica shooting
Police Melissa Chan 6/22/2013 at 12:32PM

A 26-year-old man was shot and killed in Jamaica early Saturday morning, police said. Donte Smith was shot once in the chest at 110-52 Farmers Boulevard near his home on June 22 around 1 a.m., cops said. He was pronounced dead at Queens General Hospital. There are no arrests at this time, police said. The [...]

Man shot and killed in Jamaica
News Melissa Chan 3/31/2013 at 5:37PM

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Jamaica early Sunday, police said. Roshane Morrison of Jamaica was found by cops on March 31 with a gunshot wound to the torso at about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of 110th Avenue and 179th Place. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead [...]

Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Top Stories Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 10:28AM

Two months after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the heart of a neighborhood remains with the family of a little boy who perished in the gunfire. A Sunnyside group is planning a fundraiser for the bereaved family of six-year-old Benjamin Wheeler, who spent his earliest days in Sunnyside, romping through nearby parks and [...]

Suspect sought in Long Island City murder
Suspect sought in Long Island City murder
Police Queens Courier Staff 2/04/2013 at 8:31AM

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the murder of a Manhattan man who was shot and killed in Long Island City Saturday night, police said. Francisco Leal, 27, had a gunshot wound to his chest when cops found him on the corner of 21st Street and 41st Avenue around 10 p.m. He was taken to [...]

One dead, another hospitalized in early morning restaurant shooting
News Terence M. Cullen 1/05/2013 at 4:22PM

One man is dead and another in stable condition after a shooting this morning at a Briarwood restaurant. Police responded to a 9-1-1 call to El Nuevo restaurant, at 144-11 Jamaica Avenue, where they found one victim with a gunshot wound to the stomach and a second victim with a shot wound to the chest. [...]

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 [...]