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Empire State Building Shooting

Statement From Steven Ercolino's Brother (Credit: CBS 2)

As Family Grieves, Steven Ercolino’s Brother Speaks Out About Tragedy

Steven’s brother, Paul, told CBS 2 that even though the gunman is dead, that certainly doesn’t make the death of his brother any easier. “It’s not something that I get comfort in, because my brother is not here.”

08/25/2012

Scene Of Shooting Near Empire State Building (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Digging To Find What Caused Gunman Jeffrey Johnson To Suddenly Snap

Investigators are digging deeper into Friday’s midtown shooting, learning more about the gunman and why he suddenly snapped, killing his old boss at an apparel company.

08/25/2012

Empire State Building Shooting Victim Robert Asika (Credit: CBS 2)

Three Of Nine Bystanders Hit By Gunfire Near ESB Remain Hospitalized

Three of the nine bystanders hit by gunfire during Friday’s Empire State Building shooting remained hospitalized on Saturday morning. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly confirmed that all nine bystanders were hit by police officers’ bullets.

08/25/2012

Steve Ercolino was gunned down by Jeffrey Johnson on Aug. 24, 2012, police said. (credit: LinkedIn.com)

Friends, Neighbors Of Man Killed In Midtown Shooting React To ‘Horrendous Situation’

Steven Ercolino, 41, was described as a loving family man who visited his parents and was smitten by his 5-year-old nephew.

08/24/2012

Pirate Beach Party (credit: St. Jolly's Art)

A Look At The Bizarre Artwork Of Empire State Building Gunman Jeffrey Johnson

A disgruntled ex-employee opened fire near the Empire State Building Friday morning, killing his former co-worker before he himself was shot and killed by police.

08/24/2012

New York City police investigate the scene of a shooting on August 24, 2012 near the Empire State Building. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Mayor Bloomberg: NYC, ‘Safest Big City In The Country,’ Not Safe From Gun Violence

In a press conference following the shooting near the Empire State Building Friday morning, Mayor Bloomberg again made mention of his concern over gun violence and firearm safety in the U.S.

08/24/2012