He was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center where he died, the boy did not have any obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.
Police believe the shooting was part of an attempted robbery, however the victim still had his watch, his phone, and a wallet filled with cash when paramedics arrived on the scene.
“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.
Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.
Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.
The driver of the Acura has only been identified as a 60-year-old man. No charges have been filed and police said no criminality is suspected, though the investigation is ongoing.
Nine people, including several pedestrians have been injured in a two car accident in Brooklyn, officials said.
The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.
Police said Richard Cohen called 911 himself. Officers found his mother Anne stabbed several times.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the same .22-caliber gun was used in both crimes and he believes it may have been a rifle-type weapon.
The numbers one, seven and eight are linked to both killings. Is it a weird coincidence or something more?
Police told 1010 WINS that they believe that the same suspect who murdered Kadare also killed a Bay Ridge shopkeeper on July 6. The suspect description is similar, and ballistics tests confirm that the same .22-caliber gun was used in both murders.
Late Friday night, a relative told CBS 2 that Kadare may have collected rent in cash from one of his tenants right before the murder and his killer may have known he had the money.
The storms brought rain, hail and lightning with them, bringing sudden changes in the sticky weather that lingered for days over the region
The indictment charges that the tenants could not escape the fire on Jan. 30, 2010 because the owners had set up illegal partitions that blocked their way out of the building in Bensonhurst.