October 23, 2014 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

6 years ago on October 23rd, 2014

A hatchet-wielding man attacks four NYPD officers on Jamaica Avenue in Queens

Two officers were hurt and the other two fired shots at the attacker, killing him and wounding a nearby pedestrian. Information gathered from the attacker's computer and online activity led officials to classify the attack as an act of terror.


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Record High: 85°F in 1947
Record Low: 32°F in 1969


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