A straphanger was stabbed in his head during a fight with two riders on an uptown No. 2 train in the Bronx Friday.
The unidentified assailant approached from behind and socked the victim in his face—the latest in a wave of anti-Asian crimes reported in New York City amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marquis Beckford, 22, is accused of fatally shooting Solano in his neck outside a Morrisania deli last Wednesday, authorities said.
A gunman wearing a white COVID mask shot the 16-year-old at point-blank range in Morrisania, surveillance video shows.
James Solano was struck by gunfire outside the King Deli and Grocery on Boston Road about 12:10 Wednesday before staggering inside the store.
Police are hunting a gunman who fired ten shots through the window of a Morrisania apartment, blasting away from the street until his clip was empty, authorities said.
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.
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.
The mayor, who has faced criticism for a lack of coronavirus testing in the Bronx, said he hoped a community-testing program could begin by week’s end. But that timeline is contingent upon the feds shipping much-needed kits to New York City.
The Highbridge and Morrisania sections of the Bronx appear to account for the borough’s largest concentration of confirmed coronavirus infections—a wave of illness ravaging communities already struggling with high rates of poverty and HIV.