Rooftop standoff over in Queens
JAMAICA -- Police say an emotionally disturbed man who was in a standoff with police on his roof in Queens is now in custody.
Sources tell Eyewitness News that the man apparently slashed someone with a machete around the corner. When police arrived in search of the suspect, he reportedly threw a molotov cocktail at an unmarked police vehicle, setting it on fire.
The incident happened at 123 street and Hillside Avenue, in Jamaica.
No injuries were reported.
How do you slash someone with a machete but not cause an injury? Also, 123rd Street and Hillside Avenue is Richmond Hill (11418).
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