HOLLIS A suspects gun accidentally went off as police were arresting him Tuesday on charges of a robbery, police said.
At 1:32 p.m., police responded to a call of a commercial robbery at 199-28 Hollis Ave, police said.
Police placed Davaghn Harris, 34, under arrest, and noticed he was in possession of a gun, police said.
Harriss gun fell to the floor and went off, police said.
Officers searching the area were then confronted by a vicious rottweiler, which they shot and killed, police said.
No one was injured and police were investigating.
Indian man attacked by unknown group of men in LIC bias attack
LONG ISLAND CITY - A 29-year-old Indian man reported being assaulted by a group of unidentified white and Hispanic men in a possible bias crime Sunday, police said.
The man told police a group of seven assailants approached him on Crescent Street between 36th and 37th avenues at about 11:30 p.m. and asked him what his race was. After answering them, the group assaulted him, causing the victim to lose some teeth, police said.
The man was in stable condition at Elmhurst Hospital, police said. No arrests were made and the investigation was ongoing.
Woman hit by R train at Forest Hills station
FOREST HILLS - A woman was struck by an eastbound R train Monday night, police said.
Jeanne Finkel, 48, of Glen Oaks was hit by the train at the 67th Avenue station, police said. The medical examiner was determining the cause of death.
Man robs Rego Park HSBC bank of $850
REGO PARK - A man robbed the HSBC bank at 64-02 108th St. of $850 Saturday, police said.
The man walked into the bank, simulated brandishing a weapon and demanded money before fleeing, police said.
No arrests were made and the investigation was ongoing.
Gunmen wound two victims during shooting in Astoria
ASTORIA - Two unidentified men shot two other men during a single incident Friday, police said.
The two victims were shot in the afternoon in front of 12-20 30th Dr., police said. The assailants fled the scene.
The victims were taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where one victim was in critical condition after being shot in the abdomen and the other was in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the arm, police said.
No motive was known, no arrests were made and the investigation was ongoing.
111th Precinct cop arrested on public lewdness charges
Bayside - A police officer in the Building Maintenance Section was arrested and suspended May 21 on charges of public lewdness, police said.
Officer Thomas Turck was arrested within the confines of the 111th Precinct for alleged public lewdness, defined as intentionally exposing the private or intimate part of a body in a lewd manner, police said.
Police did not provide details on the alleged incident.
109th officers investigate anti-Semitic incident
Flushing - A 60-year-old white woman received an anti-Semitic letter in the mail Friday, police said.
The woman received the letter at home, police said. No arrests were made and the investigation was ongoing.
Nobody injured when cop shoots in Floral Park
FLORAL PARK An officer fired one round early Wednesday morning after confronting a man with a gun, police said.
At 12:26 a.m., police responded to a 911 call reporting a man armed with a gun at 86-19 254th St., police said.
When they arrived, the officers confronted the man, identified as Ralph Gonzalez, 25, police said.
One officer fired a round that did not strike Gonzalez, police said.
Gonzalez was taken into custody, and one officer was taken to North Shore University Hospital for trauma, police said.
Teens stab 14-year-old at Jamaica subway station
JAMAICA - A group of teens stabbed a 14-year-old boy on a subway platform May 21, police said.
The boy was stabbed three times on the J train platform at Sutphin Boulevard and Archer Avenue, police said.
He was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital in stable condition, police said.
No arrests were made and the investigation was ongoing.
Man wounded in derriere after altercation in Hollis
HOLLIS - A 30-year-old man was shot once in the buttocks after a dispute with four other men May 21, police said.
The man was shot on the corner of 180th Street and Hillside Avenue, police said. The victim knew the men with whom he had been arguing, police said.
The man was removed to Mary Immaculate Hospital in stable condition, police said.
No arrest was made and the investigation was ongoing.
Two Far Rock teens charged with bringing gun to school
FAR ROCKAWAY - Two 14-year-old boys were arrested Friday and charged with criminal possession of a weapon after they were seen passing a .22-caliber gun to each other at PS 53, police said.
The investigation was ongoing.
Man shot in head in Far Rock listed as stable at hospital
FAR ROCKAWAY - A 21-year-old man was shot once in the head Friday night by an unknown person, police said.
The victim was shot at Dwight Avenue and Bay 32nd Street at 10 p.m., police said. He was taken to St. Johns Hospital in stable condition.
No arrests were made in the ongoing investigation.
Police investigate S. Ozone Park death
SOUTH OZONE PARK A 38-year-old man was found dead in a driveway early Wednesday morning, police said.
After responding to a 911 call, police arrived at a private home at 131-50 134th St. at 1 a.m., police said.
A 38-year-old man was found dead in the driveway, police said.
There were no signs of trauma, and the city medical examiner was to determine a cause of death, police said.
Police were investigating.
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