shot

Man shot, killed in Jamaica
News Billy Rennison 1/06/2012 at 5:30PM

Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call on Friday, January 6 of a man shot in Jamaica. Upon arrival police found Ceasar Asbert, 41, with a gunshot wound to the torso.  EMS responded and transported him to Franklin General Hospital.  He was pronounced dead on arrival. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
News Jay Lane 1/04/2012 at 1:12PM

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape A maniac opened fire on a marked NYPD van outside a gritty Bronx housing project just moments after the cops picked up two officers from foot patrol, The Post has learned. Seven cops in the van, including a sergeant, described the terrifying hail of gunfire as “pings” bouncing [...]

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer
News Jay Lane 12/28/2011 at 8:59AM

Teen’s Alleged Assaulter Pretended To Be A Police Officer Police were searching late Tuesday for a man who allegedly pretended to be a police officer and sexually assaulted a teenage boy he met in a subway station in Sunset Park, Brooklyn last week. Investigators say the man approached a 15-year-old boy at the 53rd Street [...]

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 8:58AM

Motorist dies of apparent suicide while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge A 36-year-old man killed himself with a shot to the head while driving on the Throgs Neck Bridge on Monday night, police said. The man was heading northbound from Queens toward the Bronx in a 1999 Chevy Silverado when he took his own [...]

Police search for robbery and assault suspect in South Ozone Park
News Billy Rennison 12/23/2011 at 2:51PM

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect wanted for robbing and assaulting a teenager in South Ozone Park recently. The suspect approached a car parked on 126th Street at approximately 1 a.m. on December 13 armed with a gun, according to police. After announcing a robbery, the suspect assaulted one of the [...]

Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica
Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica
News Jay Lane 12/20/2011 at 9:05AM

Man shot in Queens while sitting in car, then drives it into house in Jamaica  A 50-year-old man was shot while he was sitting in his car Monday and then drove it into a Queens house three blocks away, cops said. The man, whose name was not released, was in the driver’s seat of a Nissan [...]

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 8:51AM

End of an era in North Korea: Kim Jong Il dies after nearly two decades in power North Korea’s Communist leader Kim Jong Il, whose nearly two-decade reign of power was marked by nuclear threats against his neighbors and a stifling of freedoms for his own people, has died. North Korean television announced Sunday night that [...]

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 3:11PM

55 gang members busted in $2M ID theft ring involving Jewish charity Over 50 gang members have been busted for running an identity theft ring that targeted people who’d given to charity, prosecutors announced today. The Manhattan DA’s office said 55 members of the Bloods, Crips and Outlaws were arraigned after taking part in a [...]

Woman dies after getting pinned between floors inside Madison Avenue elevator
Woman dies after getting pinned between floors inside Madison Avenue elevator
News Jay Lane 12/14/2011 at 1:47PM

Woman dies after getting pinned between floors inside Madison Avenue elevator A woman was crushed to death this morning in Midtown after getting pinned between floors while riding in an elevator, authorities said. The victim, who was not immediately identified by police, walked into the elevator at about 10 a.m. on the first floor at [...]

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
News Jay Lane 12/12/2011 at 9:06AM

NYPD officer Peter Figoski shot & killed by robber in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn A city police officer was shot in the face and killed while responding to a call of a robbery in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Officer Peter Figoski was hit once as he stood at the bottom of a staircase that led from [...]