Police say a man and a woman entered the Washington Avenue, Bodega on Thursday morning and threatened the cashier with box cutter.
The victim is an Italian citizen who lived in Switzerland, police said. He was in New York visiting a friend.
Police on Thursday were seeking a suspect in a shooting that left a man wounded in the face in the Bronx.
The victim, 52-year-old Swadh Maged from Staten Island, was shot four times in the chest and arm. He was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he died a short time later.
The incident took place at 427 Central Avenue in Bushwick just before 7 a.m.
Five men allegedly stole merchandise and broke into an ATM before trying to escape a Queens bodega through a hole in the roof – but officers caught them all soon afterward, police said Monday.
Narendrak Patel, 52, was working behind the counter of the Irvington Mini Market when at least one armed gunman entered the store shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday and apparently tried to rob the store.
Jose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance – possibly drugs – into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.
Late Monday afternoon 44-year-old Pedro Quezada walked into the Eagles Liquor in Passaic, N.J., and checked to see if he had the sole winning ticket for Saturday’s $338.3 million Powerball drawing.
Police on Tuesday were looking for a man who robbed two Queens businesses and pistol-whipped their employees.
The family of a bodega worker who was accidentally shot and killed by a New York City police officer during a robbery plans to sue the city for $25 million.
Police Sunday were calling an early-morning deadly fire in South Richmond Hill, Queens, suspicious.
A mother and her son were shot and wounded in the robbery of a Bodega in Paterson, N.J. early Wednesday morning.
Fernando Mateo of the Bodega Association of the U.S. said he is working with the city to try to provide subsidized bullet-proof vests for bodega owners.
A wake will be held Tuesday for the bodega worker who was accidentally shot by a police officer while fleeing a gunpoint robbery in the Bronx.