Man stabs 4 to demise in New York’s Queens, police shoot him useless


Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

A person wielding a steak knife killed 4 members of his prolonged household, together with two kids, at a house within the Queens borough of New York City early on Sunday earlier than being shot useless by police, authorities stated.

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The New York City Police Department stated a lady known as to report the incident in Queens’ Far Rockaway neighborhood and stated “her cousin is killing her family members”.

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The suspect, a 38-year-old, stabbed two cops who responded to the scene, police informed reporters. One of the officers then shot him useless, they added.

The suspect had beforehand been arrested over a home violence incident, police stated. The two injured officers had been taken to a hospital and had been anticipated to get better.

The 4 individuals stabbed to demise included a 12-year-old boy, an 11-year-old lady, a 44-year-old girl and a person in his 30s, police stated. The 11-year-old was present in entrance of the home, whereas the opposite three had been discovered inside bedrooms, police added.

A fifth individual, a 61-year-old girl, was additionally stabbed and was in hospital in essential situation, police stated.

The suspect set hearth to a sofa within the residence’s lounge, forcing officers to attend for the arrival of the hearth division earlier than coming into the house, police stated.

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