Police Blotter

40 Precinct

Thursday, April 12 at 12:45 a.m. — An unidentified man followed a 23-year-old woman into an elevator in a building near East 161st Street and Park Avenue. Once inside, the man choked the woman and she lost consciousness. The woman regained consciousness and the individual took her onto the roof of the building where he sexually assaulted her. Before he left the scene, he took her wallet. He is described as a black man who is 30-years-old, about five feet, eight inches tall and 180 pounds.

42 Precinct

Sunday, April 8 at 4:02 a.m — Cops got a report of a burglary at a grocery store. An individual gained access to the establishment’s basement through an adjoining location. Once inside the store at 3273 Third Avenue, the individual entered a storage room, but fled the location without taking any property when he realized that there were employees inside. He is described as a black man who was wearing all black clothing.

47 Precinct

Friday, April 13 at 3:20 p.m — Cops responded to a call of a fire located at 4227 Ely Avenue. FDNY also responded and removed a 94-year-old victim from inside the location. EMS transported the woman to Jacobi Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

50 Precinct

Friday, April 13 at 8:45 p.m — Police responded to an emergency call of shots fired at 5240 Broadway. They found a 30-year-old man a gun shot wound to the head and 20-year-old man with bullet wound in the leg. EMS took the 30-year-old to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he died on Sunday, April 15. The 20-year-old was taken to Jacobi Medical Center were he was listed in stable condition after the incident.

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