Midtown Shooting

Brian Dillon (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Construction Worker Who Pointed Out Midtown Shooter To Cops Talks

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.

08/26/2012

Shooting Near The Empire State Building (credit: Twitter.com/azipaybarah)

Red Cross Offering Mental Health Support To Witnesses Of Midtown Shooting

The Red Cross has offered support to those who witnessed Friday’s Midtown shooting near the Empire State Building. The organization is typically known for offering shelter, food and clothing during disasters. But the non-profit also said they help out with cold drinks and snacks for first responders, and mental health services for bystanders who witness traumatic events.

08/26/2012

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