Teen killed after gunfire erupts in front of house in Queens

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, Queens (WABC) — An 18-year-old was killed in a shooting in Queens. The gunfire erupted in front of a house on 148th Avenue in Springfield Gardens shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. The teen was shot in the chest. A 24-year-old man was also shot in the leg and is being treated at Jamaica … Read more

Man stabbed in back at subway stop outside Yankee Stadium

THE BRONX (WABC) — A man was stabbed in the back at the subway stop outside Yankee Stadium. Police say the attack happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the 161st Street Subway station. The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. No arrests have been made. The circumstances surrounding the attack … Read more

NYPD shoot at gunmen firing at house party in Laurelton, Queens; 4 people hurt

LAURELTON, Queens (WABC) — The NYPD got into a shootout with a group of suspects who had opened fire on a house party in Queens late Friday. According to police, between 75 and 100 people were at the party at a home near 130th Avenue and 219th Street in Laurelton. Members of the Violent Crime … Read more

Woman shot in back near Bronx Zoo

THE BRONX (WABC) — A woman was shot in the back on Friday near the edge of the Bronx Zoo. The 55-year-old was on Southern Boulevard when she was hit in the lower back. Police are looking for two teens on a motor scooter. There is no word yet on a motive. The woman is … Read more

Mayor, New York City’s police commissioner call for changes to stop recidivism

NEW YORK (WABC) — Officials are calling for changes to be made to stop recidivism, erase the perception among criminals that there are no meaningful consequences for crime and restore the government’s focus on the victims. They released new statistics that show a small group of career criminals are apparently behind hundreds of crimes across … Read more

Woman slashed with box cutter in unprovoked attack while walking in Midtown

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — A woman was slashed with a box cutter in an unprovoked attack while walking in Midtown on Sunday morning. It happened around 10 a.m. near 7th Avenue and 42nd Street. The 59-year-old was pulling a bag behind her when a man suddenly slashed her across the hand. The man then took … Read more

Homeless man killed in stabbing outside Bronx bodega

EMBED <>More Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7ny.com/video/embed/?pid=12086451″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> It happened Saturday afternoon along West Fordham Road near Sedgwick Ave in University Heights. Josh Einiger has the details. UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, The Bronx (WABC) — A homeless man is dead after a stabbing in the Bronx. It happened Saturday afternoon along West Fordham Road near Sedgwick … Read more

Man recalls frightening story of getting pushed on subway tracks, Good Samaritans rushing to help

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — Standing on crutches, Jonathan Lewis is lucky to be alive. “You hear about it, but don’t think it’s going to happen to you,” Lewis said. Unfortunately it did happen – on Wednesday, Lewis was loaded into an ambulance. Just moments earlier, he was standing on the 42nd Street subway platform at … Read more

Man shot in head in Bronx; NYPD searching for suspects

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) — A 20-year-old man was shot in the head in the Belmont section of the Bronx. He was shot in front of 717 East 187th Street at around 4 a.m. Wednesday. He is in very critical condition at St Barnabas Hospital. No arrests have been made. MORE NEWS: New York City correction … Read more

Man charged in elderly woman’s murder in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man was charged with the death of a 77-year-old woman discovered in her home in Brooklyn. Police officers responding to a 911 call found Elenora Bernard around 9:23 p.m. Saturday inside her apartment on East 45 Street in the East Flatbush section with bruising and swelling about the body. … Read more