A Brooklyn schoolboy is fighting for his life after he was stabbed repeatedly and then thrown out of a moving car, apparently left for dead, law enforcement officials said today.
Police said today a 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with the crime. Law enforcement officials indicated they were looking for two teen suspects.
The boy, 12-year-old Luis Martinez, was stabbed a dozen times in the back and neck around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. He was tossed out of the car and onto the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens, police said.
He was rushed to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition.
According to the Daily News, he had been slashed across both cheeks and doctors said the boy will need reconstructive facial surgery.
A cousin named Monica told the News family feared gang members may have attacked Martinez.
“The marks that he had are signs of gang initiation,” she added.
A Brooklyn mother and her boyfriend have been charged with murder in the beating death the woman’s 4-year-old boy.
The victim, Jayden Lenescar, was found unconscious in the living room of his mother’s apartment in Crown Heights Friday.
Officers responding to an emergency call from the boy’s mother, Myrna Chenphang, 25, took him to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A spokeswoman for the city’s medical examiner says the cause of death was blunt impact injuries to the torso and extremities. His death was ruled a homicide.
After the autopsy results were released, Ms. Chenphang and her boyfriend Steven Dadaille, were each arrested and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault, the police said.
Jayden’s father tells the Daily News on Saturday that he hadn’t seen his son in two weeks. Mackenzy Lenescar says he has no idea what happened to the boy and detectives said they don’t think he was involved.
The city’s Administration for Children’s Services is also investigating.
PIX News has reports of three people shot in East New York.
The victims were reportedly shot in the street.
The shooting happened around 4:30 Monday morning at Pennsylvania Avenue and Lavonia Avenue.
All of the victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital. None of them are expected to die.
Residents in the Seabreeze Plaza Condominium are fearing for their safety, after a BB-gun sniper is out loose and terrorizing the complex which is home 240 residents.
The first incident happened August 2nd in an apartment on the 11th floor. About half-dozens windows have been damaged by the sniper and residents believe the shooter lives in a neighboring building.
With the gorgeous weather residents are afraid of going to the pool or out on the their terrace.
Tommy Iandlly a resident told WPIX Channel11 , people are scared to let their kids play, near the pool and venture out to the balcony. He also thinks the sniper may be a kid, and hopes they catch whoever is doing it.
Board members have been talking with police about the incidents.
New Jersey State Police have taken two people into custody on the New Jersey Turnpike after a nearly 100-mile pursuit across northern New Jersey.
The suspects’ Toyota Camry was halted by traffic at the Secaucus toll plaza, about five miles west of New York City, around 9:20 a.m. Monday.
Troopers swarmed the male driver as he tried to exit the vehicle. A female passenger also was taken into custody.
State police spokesman Sgt. Stephen Jones says the pursuit began as a routine vehicle stop shortly after 8 a.m. on the northbound Western Spur of the New Jersey Turnpike in East Rutherford.
The driver took off and the pursuit continued west on Interstate 80, then back east on I-80 to the turnpike southbound.
Jones says several items tossed from the car along the route were found to contain small amounts of drugs.
A man is under arrest and his loved ones mourning in the wake of the stabbing death of a romantic rival, police said Sunday.
Investigators say Michael Lebron,40, was visiting his ex-girlfriend late Saturday night at her Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment, when he got into an argument with the woman’s new beau, identified as Pedro Marquez, 46. This is when Marquez allegedly stabbed Lebron in the torso.
Lebron — who had multiple stab wounds — was rushed to Brookdale Hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.
Police arrested Marquez at the scene, charging him with murder and felony weapons possession. According to police, Marquez of Hollywood, Florida — is no stranger to crime; he has a rap sheet with several drug-related offenses.