Detectives said around 11 p.m. Wednesday Benson pulled out a gun and stole money from Cummings and her friend Henry Wrobel, then shot Wrobel in the leg before running from the scene.
Nassau County police on Thursday were investigating a homicide that also caused three children to be rushed to the hospital.
President Barack Obama paid tribute to the pastor and eight parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
It happened just before 2:30 a.m. on Unionport Road in the Parkchester section.
Four people were found shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon in East Harlem.
The shooting happened Sunday night at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne.
Police tell 1010 WINS that at least four people were shot.
It’s not yet known what sparked the shooting at the Cloud 9 Lounge in Passaic.
Police in Charleston say the suspect in a fatal church shooting at a historic black church is charged with nine counts of murder as well as possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Neighbors say the shooting was a result of the ongoing drug war in the area.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in a robbery at a Brooklyn bodega.
The shooting happened on South 11th Street around 10 p.m. Thursday.
Three men were shot and wounded Wednesday evening in a public housing development in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.
A man was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday night, after being shot and wounded in Harlem.
A man accused of shooting and seriously wounding his ex-girlfriend in southern Arizona three months ago was arrested this week in Upper Manhattan.