By Carol Tannenhauser
A single gunshot rang out this afternoon at 3:45 p.m. near W. 106th Street and Riverside Park, police and WSR reader Greg Navarro informed the Rag. “I’m here at the Andy Kessler Skatepark and there was a daylight shooting in front of me with 2 suspects and several officers,” Navarro wrote. “I only heard 1 gunshot fired and 1 tazzering. 2 suspects were caught.” All that police had to add at this point is that “a car was stopped by the police, for reasons yet unknown. The occupants got out and ran. A shot was fired. The suspects were apprehended and arrested. No one was injured.”
We will keep you posted.
Updated, 1/7, 2:29 a.m.: Details are still murky, but this incident apparently began when a shot was fired from a vehicle at 23 W. 75th Street, between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, at 3:49 p.m. on Friday, according to an NYPD spokesperson. Police pursued the vehicle to W. 106th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway, where they pulled it over. Three people fled from the vehicle, but were apprehended by the police and taken into custody. Two firearms were recovered. There were no injuries, and no other shots were fired.
Updated, 1/8, 4:41 a.m.: the names and charges against those arrested were listed in the Daily News. They are: “Bronx resident Mark McFadden, New Jersey resident Alfonso Washington, and Joseph Gallishaw of Brooklyn. McFadden, 53, was charged with attempted murder, attempted assault and attempted aggravated assault to a police officer along with reckless endangerment, weapons possession and criminal possession of stolen property. Washington, also 53, and Gallishaw, 50, were charged with weapons, stolen property and drug possession along with reckless endangerment, cops said.”