July 5, 2017 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

3 years ago on July 5th, 2017

NYPD officer Miosotis Familia is killed while sitting in a police vehicle in Fordham Heights, Bronx

The attack was unprovoked and the killer fled the scene, only to be quickly located by the massive police response and shot dead when he pointed the murder weapon at police. A bystander was also shot in the stomach in the exchange of gunfire.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 101°F in 1999
Record Low: 53°F in 1979


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