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Suspect in fatal Manhattan subway shooting taken into custody: sources

Updates from press conference. Watch stream above: Less than three hours after Andrew Abdullah’s picture was released to the public, he “knew he had no where to run,” NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said. Abdullah was arrested at his lawyer’s office Tuesday Sewell said Abdullah was “well known” to law enforcement. His previous arrests include ones […] → Read More

NYPD hosts dedication for 2 slain officers shot in Harlem

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police Commissioner Keechant L. Sewell hosted a Line of Duty Death Memorial Wall dedication in Manhattan for two officers who died following a shooting in Harlem earlier this year. Rookie officer Jason Rivera, 22, was killed by a gunman during an ambush-style shooting inside an apartment in Harlem on January 21. […] → Read More

Teen in custody days after girl, 11, shot and killed in the Bronx: sources

NEW YORK (PIX11) — A teenager was in police custody Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx earlier this week, multiple sources told PIX11 News. Khyara Tay was walking into a store near Westchester Avenue and Fox Street Monday evening when she was shot by a stray bullet, […] → Read More

EMT shot in Staten Island by man he was helping; suspect in custody: sources

WEST BRIGHTON, Staten Island (PIX11) — An on-duty emergency medical worker was shot in Staten Island on Wednesday night, police said. The victim had responded to Forest Avenue near Bement Avenue for reports of a disorderly person outside of a Staten Island bar, NYPD Inspector Mark Molinari said. The EMTs found the 37-year-old man, identified […] → Read More

Facebook Marketplace seller fatally shot in apparent setup: sources

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx (PIX11) — Four men robbed and fatally shot a man Wednesday afternoon in an apparent setup, police sources told PIX11 News. The 21-year-old victim reportedly met with the suspects in front of a Gerard Avenue residence about 3:41 p.m. Sources said the man drove from Rockland County to the Bronx with […] → Read More

2 women shot in Ridgewood, Queens: sources

RIDGEWOOD, Queens (PIX11) — Two women were shot inside a building in Queens Monday morning, law enforcement sources told PIX11 News. Police were called to the building on Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood around 8:15 a.m. The building is mixed-use, with an electronics store on the ground floor and apartments above. At least one person […] → Read More

2 teens shot near Central Park in East Harlem: NYPD

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) — Two teenage boys – ages 13 and 14 – were injured in a shooting in East Harlem near Central Park on Saturday, police said. The shooting happened at East 110th Street and Fifth Avenue just before 5 p.m. The 13-year-old was shot in the leg, while the 14-year-old was shot […] → Read More

NYPD officer stabbed, suspect shot in Coney Island: source

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (PIX11) — An NYPD officer was stabbed and the perpetrator was shot in the leg in Coney Island on Thursday, sources said. The suspect parked outside a DMV, then got out of the SUV with two large knives, sources said. When an officer from the nearby 60 precinct spotted the suspect, the […] → Read More

Slain Queens delivery driver leaves behind wife, 3 kids

FOREST HILLS, Queens (PIX11) – The search continues for the person behind the shooting death of a delivery worker in Queens, but police say they are now looking into a potential suspect. For now, all police can offer is comfort until they find 45-year-old Zhiwen Yan’s killer. The NYPD’s First Deputy Commissioner Edward Caban, members […] → Read More

NYPD officer allegedly shot at driver while off duty: sources

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — An NYPD officer has been suspended after he allegedly shot at a man while off duty and driving. It allegedly happened because the officer was having an affair with a married woman, and the person he shot at was her husband, sources told PIX11 News. Surveillance video shows the […] → Read More

Presumed dangerous: Fugitive fights with NYPD officers, escapes in Manhattan: sources

CHELSEA, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man accused of sexually assaulting children fought with and injured members of the NYPD’s Fugitive Task Force early Tuesday, police and sources said. Isaiah John Metz, a fugitive on parole, managed to escape and flee the scene, sources said. He ran into a subway station after being confronted at a […] → Read More

Suspected Brooklyn subway shooter Frank James arrested: NYPD

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police arrested the suspected Brooklyn subway shooter Wednesday, the day after he allegedly opened fire on a train, shooting 10 people, officials said. Frank R. James, 62, had been identified as a person of interest on Tuesday and then upgraded to a suspect in the case. He was captured in Manhattan. […] → Read More

Brooklyn subway station attack: What witnesses saw

NEW YORK (AP) — At least five people were shot and injured Tuesday at a New York City subway station during a morning rush hour attack that left wounded commuters bleeding on a train platform and police searching for the shooter. Fire personnel responding to reports of smoke at the 36th Street station in Brooklyn’s […] → Read More

Duo targeting pedestrians in string of chokehold robberies in Brooklyn

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — The NYPD is trying to catch a pair of thieves who have targeted at least eight pedestrians in a series of chokehold robberies in Brooklyn since last year. The eight robberies have all taken place in Bushwick, the NYPD said. The duo of thieves most recently struck on March 7, but […] → Read More

Police arrest hammer attack suspect while more questions arise about subway safety

CHELSEA, Manhattan — Police arrested a suspect who allegedly used a hammer to attack a man at a busy subway stop, officials said Wednesday. The suspect’s distinctive appearance at the time of the attack may have led to his quick arrest. Still, though, the attack has sparked concern among some subway riders that the subway […] → Read More

Teens repeatedly terrorize East Village deli workers

Surveillance video shows teens hitting workers with sticks, throwing items at them and showing merchandise off of deli shelves. → Read More

Exclusive: MTA employees find camera in private bathroom

NEW YORK (PIX11) — MTA bus driver Cathy Davis-Baker said she’s in complete shock, and find it hard to trust anyone, after one of her co-workers found something disturbing inside of a bus depot bathroom. The discovery? A spy-like hidden camera behind a toilet at the Grand Avenue bus depot in Maspeth. “We’re supposed to […] → Read More

NYC subway crime is surging, new data shows

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — Despite a new transit safety plan in New York City, subway crime is not letting up. New statistics show an alarming increase in crimes happening underground in the last week. The latest NYPD crime statistics show last week alone there were 23 grand larceny crimes in the subway compared to […] → Read More

Police arrest hate crime assault suspect; 19-year-old victim ‘still bleeding’

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The victim of an anti-Asian assault told PIX11 News she’s “still bleeding” after the unprovoked attack Tuesday night. The 19-year-old college student was just one of seven victims who were all approached — and attacked — by the same man. All of the attacks took place on Sunday in Manhattan, spread […] → Read More

Teen allegedly robs, attacks Bronx bakery owner

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx (PIX11) — Some business owners in the Bronx say they are being terrorized by one teenager, who has been robbing their stores multiple times in a matter of days. An owner of Valencia Bakery in Mott Haven said her business has been targeted twice by Christopher Martinez, 18, and his friends. […] → Read More