Dante Young suffered a fatal gunshot wound to his torso shortly after 6:35 p.m. Monday.
The office of state Attorney General Leticia James will probe the killing of a 20-year-old Bronx woman by a police officer who struck her with an NYPD patrol car, authorities said.
Police in the Bronx are routinely seen in public not wearing masks, despite the borough experiencing higher COVID-19 positivity rates than the rest of the city during much of this year.
“The New York City police blocked people from leaving before the curfew and then used the curfew as an excuse to beat, abuse, and arrest people who were protesting peacefully,” said Ida Sawyer, co-author of the Human Rights Watch report. “It was a planned operation with no justification that could cost New York taxpayers millions of dollars.”
Ariel Victor Castillo, 41, is accused of punching his own brother at a party.
A Bronx man has been indicted in the homicide of Brandon Hendricks, a 17-year-old high school basketball player killed by a stray bullet in June.
The Department of Justice on Monday placed New York City on a list of municipalities it considers “anarchist jurisdictions,” a designation aimed at stripping the five boroughs of badly needed federal funds.
The city’s fleet of garbage trucks has been scaled back this year amid reduced trash pickup—a result of coronavirus-related budget cuts.
At least 321 people have been slain by killers in the five boroughs since Jan. 1, eclipsing the 319 homicides tallied by police citywide last year, according to NYPD data.