A Honda Civic that broke down in the center lane burst into flames after being hit by a Ford pickup truck around 11 p.m., police said.
The stone chess tables are at Emerson Playground in Washington Heights which has a warning sign stating “No Adults Without Children.”
Shawn Forde, 27, of Queens, was charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
Police responding to a call of a robbery at gunpoint found Juan Torres shot in the head Saturday night. Residents set up a makeshift memorial outside the Lucky Grocery and Deli in Laurelton in his memory.
An unknown suspect shot and killed Juan Torres, 54, of Brooklyn, during an armed robbery on Saturday night at a Queens deli, police said.