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An Asian American man sustained injuries all over his body from a road rage attack in New York City that saw him beaten for several minutes and ended only because he was able to flag a random police car driving by.
How it started: The victim, 28, was heading home from work around 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 13 when he rear-ended a Honda car on the Bronx River Parkway South. This led to a vicious road rage attack caught on dashcam video, the victim — a restaurant owner who has chosen to remain anonymous due to fears of retaliation toward him and his staff members — told NextShark.
‘Miracle’ daughter born two years after her father’s death is escorted by NYPD to her first day of school
Angelina Liu, the “miracle” daughter of late NYPD Det. Wenjian Liu, went to her first day of school escorted by New York police officers.
NYPD’s darling: Deputy Chief Chaplain Monsignor David Cassato joined members of the NYPD’s 84th, 62nd and Brooklyn South precincts in accompanying the 4-year-old student to her first class.
Told he may never be able to perform again, Japanese pianist returns to stage one year after anti-Asian mob attack
Japanese jazz pianist Tadataka Unno has returned to the stage after being attacked last year by a group of teens in a New York City subway.
Tragic incident: Tadataka, 41, was walking in Manhattan to the ticket gate of a subway station on Sept. 27, 2020, when he was approached and attacked by a group of teenage boys and girls after being mistaken as Chinese, NextShark previously reported.
NYC athlete who raised $65k for Chinatown businesses to hold next charity run for 60-year-old Chinese bakery
Leland Yu, a former chef behind “Run for Chinatown” — a running initiative that has donated around $65,000 to local businesses — in New York City is holding a new charity run in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
The details: The Sept. 18 event, titled “Mid-Autumn Mile,” will begin at the Cooper Triangle at 6:15 p.m. and end at the intersection of Mott and Pell Streets. It will be led by Yu and Kai Ng, a certified running coach who has finished 60 races himself — including 15 marathons and a “handful of ultra-marathons.”
A father has blamed the violence in New York City for the death of his Uber driver son, who was shot in the head during a shoot-out in Harlem last weekend.
What happened: Kuldip Singh, 21, was hit by a stray bullet during a shoot-out in the vicinity of West 131st Street and Eighth Avenue on Saturday, according to ABC7 New York. A 15-year-old boy was also critically injured.
A man was arrested for punching a woman, who is deaf, causing her to lose her balance and fall onto the Union Square subway station tracks Saturday morning in Manhattan.
Editor’s Note: The Asian American victim’s name has been redacted upon her request.
A man wanted for pulling out his genitals to touch an Asian American woman in New York City has been accused of sexual assault by three other people, two of whom were minors.
Family members of the deadly 2019 Sheepshead Bay hammer attack and other community members expressed outrage by the criminal court’s decision not to charge the suspect, Arthur Martunovich, with murder.
Demanding justice: The New York criminal court decided on Aug. 5 not to charge the then-34-year-old because he was suffering from mental health conditions, Assemblymember William Colton (D-NY) said, News12 The Bronx reported.
‘F***ing Asians, go back to China!’: Man wanted for punching elderly woman, throwing Chinese food at her husband in NYC
New York City police are looking for a man accused of attacking an elderly Asian couple while making anti-Asian statements over the weekend.
What happened: The incident occurred in front of 230 W. 54th St. near Broadway in Midtown at 6:35 p.m. on Sunday. Police said the suspect first engaged the Asian woman, 63, in a verbal dispute, according to PIX 11.
An Indigenous Filipina nurse sustained physical injuries after getting assaulted by a couple while distributing protective face masks in a New York subway on Aug. 10.
The attack: Potri Ranka Manis, who works at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was attacked after she handed out masks to the couple who sat next to her, along with their child on the stroller, reported the Inquirer.
A 68-year-old Asian woman was sucker punched while collecting an item on the sidewalk outside a flower shop in Lower Manhattan.
The details: The incident happened on Tuesday at around 10 p.m. on Mulberry Street, according to ABC7.
The New York Police Department has identified the suspect in an attempted robbery that left a 58-year-old Asian woman with a fatal brain injury.
The incident: The attempted robbery, now reclassified as a homicide case, occurred on July 17 in Manhattan’s Canal Street subway station. Htwe Than and her son, Kyaw Zaw Hein, were exiting the station when the suspect tried to steal Hein’s backpack from behind.