The hunt is on for two men following a police-pursuit and shooting in Newark this morning.
Dante Cespedes, 40, was shot and killed by police around 2 a.m. at his Lake Street home, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Suffolk County police returned fire and killed a man who allegedly began shooting at officers in Shirley overnight.
A livery cab driver flagged down two police officers on routine patrol in the area and alerted them to a gunpoint robbery in progress in front of 367 Hinsdale Street shortly after 1 a.m., police said.
The mother of Ramarley Graham – the unarmed 18-year-old boy who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer – held a rally Wednesday demanding new charges against the officer who fired the shots.
An investigation is under way following a police-involved shooting in East Orange, New Jersey on Saturday night.
The suspect was accused of stabbing his roommate in the shoulder. The roommate escaped the apartment and called 911.
The incident happened Thursday evening around 6 p.m. on Grafton Street at Livonia Avenue in Brownsville.
When the plainclothes officers saw the gun, they both fired. The teen was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.
The shooting happened after police were called to Castleton Avenue and Treadwell Avenue in Port Richmond around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, police said. Police said a man in his 20s pointed a gun at responding officers.
The suspect pulled what looked like a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, police said. It was actually a Walther CP99 compressed air pistol, but was designed to look like a Glock, police said.
The suspect fired two rounds at officers with an illegal 9 mm handgun that was purchased out of state, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
The shooting took place in the vicinity of Hamilton Avenue and West 9th Street at approximately 10 p.m., police said.
Richard Pearson, 47, had apparently been panhandling near a Harlem restaurant Monday evening when he allegedly swiped cash from a recently paid bill off an outdoor table.
Police said the dog was lunging at them and others on the crowded sidewalk, but one witness saw it another way.