March 1, 1994 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

27 years ago on March 1st, 1994

A Lebanese-born man fires two handguns at a van of Jewish students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing one and wounding three

The killer offered many explanations and attempted to plead insanity, but the attack was deemed intentional and he was sentenced to 141 years in prison for one count of murder and 14 counts of attempted murder.


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