NWOOD, Manhattan (WABC) — A man was fatally shot and two others were wounded in gunfire at a restaurant in Manhattan Monday morning.
The gunshots rang out at the 24-hour Floridita Restaurant on 10th Avenue in Inwood just before 5 a.m.
A 28-year-old man was shot in the torso and was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and a 58-year-old woman was shot in the leg and was taken to Harlem Hospital.
Police initially believed there were only two victims, but a 29-year-old man later showed up at Harlem Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. He is also believe to have been shot at the Floridita.
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SPRING VALLEY, Rockland County (WABC) — A loose pit bull attacked a 1-year-old boy and bit a good Samaritan trying to free the child in Rockland County Tuesday, according to police.
It happened around 4 p.m. on Hoyt Street in Spring Valley, where officers responded after receiving several 911 calls reporting a dog attack.
Authorities say the child’s coat was already in the grips of the pit bull’s jaws when several good Samaritans jumped in to try and physically remove the animal from the child.
The man began kicking the dog, and luckily, the thick winter jacket protected the child from being badly wounded.
After struggling with the dog, police say it then bit the 29-year-old man, causing significant injury to his arm.
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Shocking dash-cam footage emerged Thursday showing a child running into a Brooklyn street and getting slammed by a car — just blocks from where a woman was fatally hit by a cement truck this week.
The boy tried to sprint across 55th Street between 14th Avenue and New Utrecht Avenue in Borough Park — just as a car approached Wednesday around 8 a.m., according to the video posted on Twitter.
The child was sent flying into the air on impact, as the vehicle screeched to a halt.
He landed a couple of feet ahead of the car, with the contents of his backpack strewn across the cement, and then shot right back up and walked away, video shows.
EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan (WABC) — A gunman killed a man and was then fatally shot by police during a confrontation outside a lounge in Manhattan’s East Village early Thursday, authorities said.
The NYPD says two uniformed officers were on patrol in the park when they heard gunshots and saw one man shooting at another.
The officers gave numerous commands for the shooter to get onto the ground, Chief of Department Terence Monahan said.
“He refused,” Monahan said. “He kept on walking.”
Officers then fired three times, fatally wounding the gunman.
NEW YORK CITY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rescued a man trapped inside a catering van that crashed on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Monday, his office confirmed.
Video shows the Democratic governor pulling the stunned man out of a white van that slammed into a BQE divider about 1:15 p.m., according to a spokesperson and the FDNY.
The Governor, fearing the van would tip before police arrived, cut the man out of his seatbelt and helped him to safety, a governor’s office spokesperson said.