Empire State Building Shooting Victim Sues NYPDChenin 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.
The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012From 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 Say Goodbye To Man Killed Outside Empire State BuildingMourners 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 BuildingThe 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.
NYPD Commish Kelly Defends Use Of Force In Shooting Near Empire State BuildingTwo 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.
On WFAN: Paul Ercolino, ESB Shooting Victim's Brother, Rails Against 'Horrific' Photos"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.
Man Who Killed Coworker Outside Of Empire State Building Had Been Asked To Leave His ApartmentThe 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.
Construction Worker Who Pointed Out Midtown Shooter To Cops TalksPolice were able to quickly respond to Friday's shooting near the Empire State Building after a construction worker nearby pointed out gunman Jeffrey Johnson.
Woman Recalls Feeling Helpless As She Witnessed Her Friend's Murder 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.
As Family Grieves, Steven Ercolino's Brother Speaks Out About TragedySteven'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 Digging To Find What Caused Gunman Jeffrey Johnson To Suddenly SnapInvestigators 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 HimA 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.