You are reading

Woman, 37, Fatally Shot in East Elmhurst, One of Four Queens Shootings in Two Days

iStock

Jan. 3, 2021 By Christian Murray

A woman was shot dead outside a house in East Elmhurst Saturday, according to police.

Police responded to a call at around 3:35 p.m. that a woman had been shot in front of 32-17 97th Street. Upon arrival, officers from the 115th Precinct discovered the woman, 37, with gunshot wounds to her abdomen.

She was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals / Elmhurst, where she was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Josefina Perez De La Rosa, a 37-year-old mother of two.

The killing was one of several shootings to have taken place in Queens during the first two days of 2021.

There was a triple shooting outside the Umbrella Hotel in Kew Gardens on Jan. 1 that left a 20-year-old man dead and two others injured.

There was also a drive-by shooting at Queens Plaza South in Long Island City on Jan. 1, which left two men wounded.

Additionally, a man was shot in the shoulder during a home invasion on 212th Street in Queens Village just before 6 a.m. on Jan. 2.

email the author: news@queenspost.com

4 Comments

Click for Comments 
S. O. S

Do something about the crime in our community senator Jessica Ramos.
Start 2021 right.

12
1
Reply
Jorge Colon

Jessica Ramos is too busy expressing outrage about some refrigerator vandalism at her 32-37 Junction Blvd office.

2
2
Reply
Javier

Last I heard, she’s a Senator and not the Police. Why don’t you put the blame where it should be, and that’s the lazy cops who work at the 115th precinct, where you call them and unless someone is shot, they won’t show up. I had a break-in in my building a few years ago, and when I called to file a report, they showed up 7 HOURS LATER. Yet, I’ll see them on parked on Northern either yakking on their phones sitting in their cars or setting up speed traps as if the hundreds of cameras around here aren’t enough.

Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: grand larcenies down across borough, rapes halved in the north, robberies decrease in the south

Apr. 17, 2024 By Ethan Marshall

The number of grand larcenies across Queens was down during the 28-day period from March 18 to April 14, compared to the same period of time last year, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. At the same time, rapes and robberies decreased significantly in northern and southern Queens, respectively.

Cop injured by glass bottle thrown from 7 train station on Roosevelt Avenue: NYPD

An on-duty NYPD police officer was injured while standing on a foot post when he was struck by a glass bottle that was thrown from the 103rd Street-Corona Plaza, 7 train station above Roosevelt Avenue early Monday morning.

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the officer was in uniform standing in front of 103-28 Roosevelt Ave. just before 2 a.m., when a man threw the bottle from the Flushing-bound platform. It struck the officer’s head, causing a laceration and a concussion.