Saturday, January 27 at 3:00 a.m. -- Cops received a report that two individuals shot a 44-year-old man, the victim, in the midst of a robbery. The victim was shot in his right hand. The two individuals are adult black men with thin builds and beards.
Monday, January 29 at 7:40 p.m. -- Cops were involved in a fatal shooting when they responded to a 911 report of a man stabbed at 2131 Prospect Avenue. As two officers arrived at East 181st Street and Prospect Avenue they discovered that one man was chasing another man with a combat-type knife in the street. An officer confronted the knife carrying man and told him repeatedly to drop his weapon. The subject then turned with the knife to the officers and they shot at the 52-year-old man, who later died later at St. Barnabas Hospital. The incident was captured on the body cameras the cops wore.
Friday, December 22 at 8:30 p.m. --Police got a report of a robbery of a 55-year-old woman at Mace and Bronxwood avenues. The individual approached the woman at the intersection, grabbing her from behind. She was knocked to the ground and had her bag, with wallet containing four debit cards and a cellular phone, taken from her person. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.
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