NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Local officials are speaking out about a brutal murder that took place in broad daylight in Elmhurst on Monday.
Steven Torres, 22, admitted to stabbing Ever Orozco, 69, around 1:30 p.m. under the elevated subway tracks at Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue, because he claimed Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances, police said.READ MORE: Nearly 200 People To Be Released From Rikers Friday After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'
City Councilman Daniel Dromm said he spoke with the commander of the 115 Precinct about Ever Orozco’s murder.
“He told me he had never seen in all of his career a crime as horrific,” Dromm told reporters including WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman.