As much as I wish this was a god-da** joke, people in New York City are running wild now that cops are sick and largely unavailable on the streets. In the past 24 hours, the city found itself in the midst of a quadruple-homicide investigation including multiple people who were shot to death, and at least one who was violently beaten to death in the Bronx.
13Police investigate a deadly assault at 1530 Bayview Avenue
According to the police, the quadruple murder spree started near Park Hill Avenue near Sobel Court in Clifton at about 4 p.m., police said. That particular one was in Staten Island. The victim was believed to have been a 20 something young man who may have been killed during a drug-related transaction gone wrong.
The bloodshed continued hours later in the Bronx after a 47-year-old man was knifed to death near Laconia avenue. The victim has been ID’d as 37-year-old Charles Ampofo, allegedly got into an argument with the suspect, 51-year-old Curtis Clay, over “disrespect,” according to multiple outlets≥
Hours after that — cops responded to a frantic call from Bayview Avenue near Griswold Avenue at about 2:45 a.m. There they found a man violently beaten to death inside of his home after a home invasion.
On Wednesday morning, a 57-year-old man in the Dyker Heights area of Brooklyn was knifed to death by his own son. A motive remains unclear. according to police, but charges are pending.