Richmond University Medical Center
Edgardo Oquendo called his wife on Tuesday saying he fell in his Staten Island home and was bleeding from the head. He was taken to Richmond University Medical Center and given a CAT scan, which showed a bullet in his head.
An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled a suicide. The 57-year-old was found hanged in his jail cell late last week, after he was arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.
A white pickup truck was traveling north when it supposedly slammed into two male pedestrians in a cross walk before fleeing the scene.
One of the officers fired and hit the suspect in the torso. The wounded man kept driving before crashing into another vehicle and a utility, police said. He then attempted to flee on foot, but was eventually apprehended by the Gang Squad.
A man died after being arrested for violating an order of protection obtained by his ex-girlfriend, police said Friday.
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.
Police said Nemesio Rojas-Samora of Staten Island was standing on some rocks washing his hands when a wave hit him Sunday night.
83-year-old Margaret “Peggy” Walsh’s is in critical condition after being hit by 20-year-old Cesar Velasquez in West Brighton.