A 36-year-old man was shot dead Saturday night – in front of his terrified wife – after he mistakenly flicked a cigarette in the direction of his soon-to-be killer, authorities said.
Two more people were wounded by gunfire in Soundview Monday, days after a young father died by homicide in the same neighborhood, authorities said.
Shaiquan Wilson, 21, who recently became a dad, was killed by a masked gunman about 10:40 p.m. Friday in Soundview, according to police.
Forest Byrd, attending a late-night cookout at a playground near his home, was gunned down about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the NYPD.
An 18-year-old girl has been charged with murder for her alleged role in the killing of a Bronx man found wrapped in plastic on a McDonald’s roof in Melrose, authorities said.
An autopsy will determine the man’s cause of death and whether he’s a homicide victim, authorities said .
Police responding to reports of a crowd gathered on Sedgwick Avenue Thursday found the men inside the parked vehicle with gunshot wounds to the back of their heads.
Two Bronx man said they discovered nooses hanging in trees in Van Cortlandt Park Thursday night, hours before the official commemoration of Juneteenth, authorities said.
Rashidi Goddard, 34, and a second male victim, also 34, were shot on Franklin Avenue near East 167th Street shortly after 10 p.m. Monday, according to the NYPD.
A 19-year-old girl died and three other young people were injured by gunfire in a shooting at Shoelace Park in the Bronx Friday, authorities said.