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Shooting Outside Hell Square Smoke Shop Leaves 2 Injured

Last modified April 18, 2022 at 7:22 am

A shooting early Sunday morning after the bars emptied in Hell Square left two individuals injured, one of whom an innocent bystander, cops said. Police say the shooting happened at 4:15am following a dispute outside Dubai Cannabis Supply at 105 Stanton Street, near and Ludlow. Apparently an argument preceded the crime, in which the gunman […]

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Suspected Subway Shooter Caught in the East Village [Updated]

Last modified April 14, 2022 at 2:13 pm

The man suspected with carrying out the largest attack on the city subway system in years was caught yesterday thanks to a visit to the McDonald’s on First Avenue in the East Village. Frank R. James, who law enforcement officials suspect of shooting at least ten people in a Brooklyn subway station, was arrested in […]

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Man Shot in Leg in Drug Deal Gone Bad on Delancey Street

Posted April 11, 2022 at 5:02 am

A man was shot early Sunday morning in a drug deal gone bad inside Sara D. Roosevelt Park, police said. The 30-year-old victim was shot in the leg near the sunken court, where the purported drug transaction happened. Sources disclose that two suspects in their twenties allegedly took drugs, possibly K2, from the victim before […]

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Driver Shot in Chest on Madison Street, Drives to Kips Bay Hospital

Posted March 31, 2022 at 5:01 am

A man shot in the chest in a suspected road rage incident on the Lower East Side yesterday drove himself to Kips Bay, and is now in critical condition, according to published reports. The driver was reportedly shot in the chest while in his car at Madison and Montgomery Streets before 1:30pm yesterday afternoon. He […]

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Murder Charge for Parolee Who Fatally Shot Pregnant Girlfriend

Posted February 11, 2022 at 5:01 am

The Bronx man accused of fatally shooting his pregnant girlfriend in the Vladeck Houses last fall now faces murder charges. Dennis Applewhite allegedly shot 27-year-old Brittani Duffy, pregnant with his child, in the neck last November. Applewhite, a member of the Air it Out gang, then fled to New Jersey, where he was arrested hours […]

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Gunman Fires 4 Shots Inside East Broadway Subway Station

Posted December 28, 2021 at 5:01 am

Shots were fired inside the East Broadway subway station following a verbal dispute, police said. At approximately 9:15pm, an unidentified male gunman fired four rounds toward a group of people with whom he was involved in a verbal dispute in inside the station. He then fled the scene in an unknown direction. There were no […]

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With Guns Drawn, Cops Arrest LES Shooting Suspects on Grand Street

Posted December 14, 2021 at 5:00 am

Two men were taken into custody this weekend in connection with a shooting that shattered a school window on the Lower East Side. The noontime arrest – caught on camera by a bystander – played out as street theater, much like a scene from Law & Order. And the clip immediately went viral on TikTok, […]

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Daytime Dispute Ends with Gunshots Outside Delancey Street School

Posted December 10, 2021 at 5:00 am

A dispute between two groups of men yesterday turned violent and resulted in a gunshot that shattered a school window on Delancey Street yesterday, cops said. The altercation began shortly before 10:00am near the entrance to Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Broome and Forsyth. It moved up the block and shots were fired, one of […]

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Armed Man in Wheelchair Fires Shots into Crowd on Madison Street

Posted December 6, 2021 at 5:02 am

An armed man in a wheelchair allegedly fired shots into a crowd of people outside a Lower East Side bodega Friday night, police said. Leroy Mensah, 28, brandished a (stolen) 9mm gun outside the Stop 1 Deli on Madison Street and Rutgers Street shortly before 10:00pm on Friday. Officers on patrol reportedly chased down the […]

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Pregnant Woman Shot by Parolee Boyfriend on LES Dies

Posted November 23, 2021 at 5:06 am

A pregnant woman shot by her parolee boyfriend earlier this month died of her injuries last Thursday. The 27-year-old victim, who was about three months pregnant with the gunman’s baby, had been on life support since the November 11 incident, according to published reports. As previously reported, the perp – Bronx resident Dennis Fredricks, a […]

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