Four members of the Shomrim neighborhood patrol were were shot and wounded in Borough Park by David Flores, who they allege was fondling himself in front of children. The patrol ultimately disarmed him and all five people involved were taken to Lutheran Medical Center.
Friends and family mourned the death of Jorge Martinez, a bread delivery man, gunned down by a sniper in Gravesend. Cops believe that someone was test firing a gun from a rooftop, and after shooting at stationary targets, they trained it on Martinez’s van.
The body of eleven-year-old Briana Ojeda was brought to the St. Xavier church by a white horse-drawn carriage. Ojeda’s mother alleges that officer Alfonso Mendez not only prevented her from taking the child to the hospital, but that he also refused to perform CPR.
The Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center, a non-profit institution, is being sold to the Boro Park Operating Company and the Boro Park Land Company for $60 million. The new owners have informed the city that they plan to cut 506 jobs after the sale is complete.
After an argument began between two men on a Manhattan-bound 4 train, one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed the other, as the train pulled into the Utica Avenue station. The assailant also clubbed the victim with a hammer, after stabbing him.