The intersection of Redfern Avenue and Nameoke Avenue in Far Rockaway where NYPD officers shot a 15-year-old boy who allegedly shot a gun into a crowd of people. Google Maps photo.

Officers Shoot Teen Gunman Who Fired into Far Rockaway Crowd

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old boy fired a gun into a crowd in Far Rockaway

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Suspected killer James Shields.//Facebook photo

Dad Suspected in Astoria Murder-Suicide Had At-Home Arsenal

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say the suspect in a New York City murder-suicide was armed with a pair of pistols and seven extra magazines loaded with about 70 more rounds.

The NYPD says 39-year-old James Shields shot himself Monday night in his Astoria apartment after fatally shooting his wife, ex-wife Linda Olthof and 6-year-old son Giacomo James.

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Police officers stand in front of a building where there was a shooting with multiple fatalities in the Queens borough of New York, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

3 Adults, 1 Boy Shot and Killed in Astoria Murder-Suicide

Four people, including a young boy, were shot and killed Monday night at an apartment building in Astoria, police said.

Detectives were investigating whether the deaths might have been a murder-suicide. Officers were called shortly before 9 p.m. to a building in Astoria. In a first-floor apartment, they found two women, a man, and a boy about 5 years old, New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea told reporters.

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