Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have appealed to the Obama administration to prevent illegal guns from being brought to New York and make it far more difficult for the mentally handicapped and criminals to obtain firearms, while protecting law-abiding gun owners.
Peter Jourdan’s sister Natalie said her brother suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. She added her brother should not have been allowed to buy a handgun.
A New York City police officer who was shot earlier this week in a Bronx used car lot was released from the hospital Saturday.