Manhattan woman runs off with
children after being ordered to
surrender them to ACS: NYPD
itself, is asked to call the
NYPD’s Crime Stoppers
Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS
(8477) or for Spanish,
The public can also submit
their tips by logging onto
the Crime Stoppers website
or on Twitter @ NYPDTips.
All calls are kept strictly
confi dential. Fatal shooting at the Polo
BY TODD MAISEL
Law enforcement sources say a fatal
shooting occurred in Upper Manhattan
at 12:44 p.m. on Nov. 2.
Offi cers from the 32nd Precinct were
called to the Polo Grounds Houses, a
NYCHA development at 2937 Frederick
Douglas Blvd., and found an 18-year-old
male with a gunshot wound to the back
of the head.
FILE PHOTO: TODD MAISEL/AMNY
EMS rushed the victim to Harlem Hospital,
but he could not be saved. He has not
yet been identifi ed.
Anyone with information in regard
to any of these shootings is asked to call
the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at
1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish,
1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also
submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.
com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls
and messages are kept confi dential.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NYPD
Shoppers injured in Harlem supermarket violence
BY TODD MAISEL
On Halloween in front of the Taft
Houses a NYCHA development
at 201 West 117th St. in South
Harlem at 3:45 p.m. cops found a 21-yearold
man shot in the chest and back. The
victim was reported in stable condition at
Mount Sinai West Hospital, but detectives
say he has been “uncooperative” in the
In a more sinister incident, at 7:04 p.m.,
three innocent bystanders were struck by
bullets outside the Fine Fare Supermarket
at 130 Lenox Ave. in Harlem.
Offi cers from the 28th Precinct found
a 33-year-old female shot in the right arm.
She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in
Later, authorities said, a 39-year-old man
with gunshot wound to the arm and his
8-year-old daughter with a bullet wound
to the knee showed up at Harlem Hospital
having escaped the gunfi re with their lives.
The NYPD is asking
for the public’s help
to track down a
woman who ran off with
her children in Manhattan
earlier this week.
According to police, at
6 p.m. on Oct. 26 24-yearold
Lashawn Watson left
her home, located on East
28th Street, with her two
Karishma Watson and
Asghedson. Watson is
said to be unable to care
for herself and her children
and was ordered to
surrender her children to
the Administration for
Waston is described as
having a medium build
and short brown hair,
standing 5 feet, 1 inch tall
and weighing 110 pounds.
She was ast seen wearing
a light-colored t-shirt,
light-colored shorts, dark
sandals and seen walking
out of the residence with
her 2-year-old daughter and
her 2-month-old daughter
inside a black stroller. The
children are described as
Anyone with information
in regard to the
whereabouts of these
PHOTO BY TODD MAISEL
Police believe two men exchanged gunfi
re outside the store and all three people
individuals, or information
on the incident
may have all been unintended targets.
Detectives were going through store video
and talking to witnesses to identify the assailants
involved in the shooting.
The bullets kept fl ying in Harlem on
Saturday night. At 8:15 p.m. on Oct. 31, a
28-year-old man was shot in the back of the
head in the lobby of a residential building
at 2430 7th Ave. in Harlem.
He was taken to Harlem Hospital and
is recovering. Cops said he could not tell
detectives from the 32nd Precinct who had
Anyone with information in regard to
this incident or any of the other shootings
is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime
Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477)
or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782).
You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.
com, or on Twitter @
NYPDTips. All calls and messages are
kept confi dential.
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