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Young man kidnaps ex-girlfriend, crashes car and is injured after confronting police in Manhattan

A 19-year-old Hispanic young man He had allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and was trying to kill himself, he was injured after confronting the police this morning in Washington Heights.

The events were reported at 3:00 in the morning at the intersection of Haven Avenue and West 177th Street.

The police reported at a press conference that two officers responded to a report of a possibly stolen vehicle had been involved in an accident.

Upon arriving at the scene, the officers approached the black car and saw the driver and a woman inside.

The 19-year-old man exited the vehicle wearing a mask and carrying a gun. in the hand.

The police shot him in the chest on a couple of occasions.

The man was taken to Harlem Hospital where he is undergoing surgery and is expected to survive.

As reported The young man allegedly intended to commit suicide Well, they found a note inside stating his intention and he would have apologized to the officers for what he was going to do.

A police source reported that The man would have kidnapped his ex-girlfriend by threatening her and tell him that if she didn’t leave with him in the car he would kill himself.

The injured man was not identified, it was only said that he was of Hispanic origin.

The facts remain under investigation.

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Four members of a family died and a fifth is in serious condition after being attacked by one of its members in a house in Far Rockaway, Queens.


The police reported that the events occurred around 5:00 in the morning on Sunday, December 3, when the police received a call for help from one of the family members.


“A young woman called 911 and said: My cousin is killing my family,” explained Jeffrey Maddrey, Chief of the New York Police Department, in a press conference.

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Courtney Gordon, 38, allegedly stabbed five members of her family. An 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl died, as did two unidentified adults, a 30-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman.


The subject would have arrived at his relatives’ house a few days before.


After attacking his relatives, Gordon would have set fire to an armchair in the house. This prevented access to the New York police officers.

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Once the fire was controlled, the police allegedly confronted Gordon who allegedly attacked them with a knife in an attempt to flee the scene.


The police officers were injured by the suspect who was shot dead.


Also presented, in a photograph, was the knife used in the attack: a kitchen knife. The motive for the attack is unknown at this time.

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Both police officers were discharged this Sunday night.

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The only survivor is a 61-year-old woman, who is in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. As of Monday morning, the identities of the victims and what triggered the deadly attack are unknown.

2023-12-07 11:41:56
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