Friday, November 04, 2016

Video held for 4 months?!!-----Brutal sucker-punch leads to man’s death

Brutal sucker-punch leads to man’s death | New York Post
By Daniel PrendergastKenneth Garger and Natalie Musumeci
"Newly released disturbing surveillance video showing a vicious sucker-punch that led to the death of a 64-year-old man in Queens.
Patrick Gorman was walking near the corner of Queens Boulevard and Main Street in Briarwood when he bumped into the attacker’s girlfriend just after midnight on June 26, cop sources said.
“Excuse me,” Gorman said, before the man belted him in the face, sources said.
The video shows the (BLACK) male suspect punching Gorman, who is seen falling squarely on his back as the duo calmly ambles off.
The victim tries to get back on his feet and then collapses.
Gorman was taken to Jamaica Hospital, where he died the next day at about 9 a.m., police said.
...Rynkowski said that cops should have released the surveillance video of the attack sooner.
“The cops took forever [to release the footage].
They should have released it right away,” he said. 
“It’s usually a safe area. 
I was very upset when it happened. 
Everybody in the building is upset.”
Leon Leone, 67, a resident at Gorman’s Briarwood building also echoed concern about the timing of the release of the video.
“I still don’t understand why it took so long,” said Leone, a member of Briarwood Action Network — the community organization that petitioned cops two years ago to install the security camera that captured the assault..."

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