Officer Curtis Johnson was off-duty when he was riding his motorcycle Monday on 158th Street and Linden Boulevard in Saint Albans, Queens.
An off-duty NYPD officer was pronounced dead Monday evening, after he was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle in Jamaica, Queens, police confirmed to CBS 2.
Funeral services were held Saturday for Kimani Gray, the Brooklyn teenager who was shot and killed by police earlier this month in an incident that has sparked heated protests.
Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding two men who robbed four businesses in Brooklyn and Queens.
Winston Joseph, 61, struck a tree around 10 p.m. Saturday South Conduit Boulevard near Linden Boulevard.
The injured were taken to Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Three were in serious, but stable, condition, and the fourth suffered minor injuries, authorities said.
It starts simply enough. A man – presumably Lastorino – wearing a hat, hoodie, jeans and white sneakers walks in. His right arm swings out, and he raises a pistol and squeezes off the first shot less than five feet away from his target.
Police said Carl Lastorino burst into Peter’s Tire and Rim Shop on Linden Boulevard and shot a 45-year-old man. Officers eventually confronted the gunman a few blocks away and shot him.