Chenin Duclos and eight other bystanders were wounded by police gunfire, ricochets and fragments last August. Officers were engaged in a gunfight with a man suspected of gunning down a former co-worker.
Bloomberg Loses His Cool After Reporter Questions Officers’ Actions In Shooting Near Empire State Building
The mayor exploded in anger after a reporter asked him what he thought of the officers opening fire on 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning on a Midtown street, injuring nine bystanders who got caught in the crossfire.
Two officers fired a total of 16 rounds at 58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson Friday morning after police said Johnson pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officers.
“They gave Osama bin Laden more respect and dignity than my brother, sprawled over the — with blood coming from him,” Steven Ercolino’s brother told WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Monday.
Steven’s brother, Paul, told CBS 2 that even though the gunman is dead, that certainly doesn’t make the death of his brother any easier. “It’s not something that I get comfort in, because my brother is not here.”
NYPD: Disgruntled Man Kills Former Co-Worker Near Empire State Building Before Cops Fatally Shoot Him
A disgruntled employee recently fired from his job shot and killed one of his co-workers then opened fire on the street near the Empire State Building before being shot and killed by police, authorities said Friday.
Steven Ercolino, 41, was described as a loving family man who visited his parents and was smitten by his 5-year-old nephew.
Neighbors said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, followed a routine and was always seen wearing a suit. He lived on the third-floor of a six-story walk-up on East 86nd off 3rd Avenue in Manhattan for about year and a half.
A disgruntled ex-employee opened fire near the Empire State Building Friday morning, killing his former co-worker before he himself was shot and killed by police.