Chenin Duclos and eight other bystanders were wounded by police gunfire, ricochets and fragments last August. Officers were engaged in a gunfight with a man suspected of gunning down a former co-worker.
From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
Mourners gathered for a solemn service at Our Lady of Sorrows in White Plains Wednesday morning in honor of fashion executive Steve Ercolino, who was remembered as a loving uncle, tireless worker and die-hard New York sports fan.
Bloomberg Loses His Cool After Reporter Questions Officers’ Actions In Shooting Near Empire State Building
The mayor exploded in anger after a reporter asked him what he thought of the officers opening fire on 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning on a Midtown street, injuring nine bystanders who got caught in the crossfire.
Two officers fired a total of 16 rounds at 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning after police said Johnson pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officers.
“They gave Osama bin Laden more respect and dignity than my brother, sprawled over the — with blood coming from him,” Steven Ercolino’s brother told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Monday.
The man who shot and killed a former co-worker outside of the Empire State Building was not evicted but was told to vacate his Upper East Side apartment so the landlord could make renovations, a police source told Reuters.
Police were able to quickly respond to Friday’s shooting near the Empire State Building after a construction worker nearby pointed out gunman Jeffrey Johnson.
Former coworkers of Jeffrey Johnson, the alleged perpetrator of Friday’s shooting on West 33rd Street, near the Empire State Building, claimed that he had feuded with the victim, Steve Ercolino, in the past.
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.”
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.
NYPD: Disgruntled Man Kills Former Co-Worker Near Empire State Building Before Cops Fatally Shoot Him
A disgruntled employee recently fired from his job shot and killed one of his co-workers then opened fire on the street near the Empire State Building before being shot and killed by police, authorities said Friday.
Steven Ercolino, 41, was described as a loving family man who visited his parents and was smitten by his 5-year-old nephew.
Neighbors said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, followed a routine and was always seen wearing a suit. He lived on the third-floor of a six-story walk-up on East 86nd off 3rd Avenue in Manhattan for about year and a half.
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.
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