Police surround an apartment in Astoria where 4 people, including a child, were shot dead.

NYPD officers swarmed an apartment building Monday night, after police said that four people, including a 5 year old boy, were shot and killed.  According to CBSlocal, the gunfire began around 8:30PM at an apartment building on 30th Drive and 23rd Street.  The police entered the ground floor apartment after responding to a 911 call…

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22 year old Xelea Samonte, who was struck on Monday night by a van on 35th Street, has died, according to police.  The young woman lived by Shore Boulevard in the Ditmars side of Astoria.  She was cycling at the intersection of 35th Street and 23rd Avenue when she rode through a red light and was…

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On Saturday, in the Dutch Kills Playground, a baby was found dead in a garbage can. A woman who was passing by the park smelled a foul stench coming from the trash can. At around 10:45AM she neared the garbage can near the basketball court and saw the horrifying site of a baby wrapped up…

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Police responded to a call at around 11AM Sunday morning in regards to a body in the water at Astoria Park, near Shore Boulevard and the Triborough Bridge. When they arrived, they found an unconscious and unresponsive woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman was fully clothed and according to reports, there were…

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Police are on the look out for three men that may have been involved in a burglary last month. Last month an employee walked into work in the morning to find a damaged rear door belonging to an iLoveKickboxing gym on 32-43 Steinway St. Along with the clear forced entry, $1,250 worth of clothing items…

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Police are on the look out for a suspect who may have been involved in two burglaries in Astoria earlier this month. The suspect, a male described as approximately 175lbs., 5’8″ tall and white, entered a residential building around 33rd Avenue and 29th Street on October 12th, through an unlocked window. Once inside the apartment,…

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Surveillance footage captures a man on the phone in Astoria, casually entering a residence where he takes the delivered packages from the door without so much as a twitch. The residents, Cecilia Leon and husband watched the footage of the man as he grabbed the two boxes, one containing a bathrobe which he took, the other…

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Astoria Houses are known for being less than safe in Astoria. The affordable housing area for the last four weeks however, has become more violent, with residents demanding Police action. Pictures by a concerned resident show fights breaking out on 1st and 27th Avenue last weekend, while gunshots could be heard by locals.     The resident,…

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