A 51-year-old man shot his girlfriend in downtown Flushing Monday afternoon before turning the gun on himself, police said.
Xie Bin, of Flushing, shot Ya Ling Meng, 46, in the head and then killed himself in front of a Chinese restaurant on 41st Avenue, near bustling Main Street in broad daylight, according to the NYPD.
Responding authorities arrived at the scene just after 5:30 p.m. and found the two lying on the sidewalk, police said.
From the Times Ledger:
The burned bodies of three unidentified people were found with their throats slashed after a fire at a Flushing apartment building early Tuesday morning, police said.
Authorities responded to a fire in the Roosevelt Avenue building at around 4:50 a.m. and found the three bodies with severe burns in the living room of an apartment, according to the NYPD.