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CBS 2: Victim Killed In Hamilton Heights Fire Identified As 15-Year-Old Girl

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The person killed in a three-alarm fire in a┬áHamilton Heights apartment building was 15-year-old Melisa Mendez, neighbors told CBS 2 on Tuesday. 459 more words


Stepping Into Darkness

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1 dead in Hamilton Heights apartment building fire

NEW YORK (PIX11) — One person was killed and several rescued from a four-alarm fire in a six-floor Manhattan apartment building.

The fire started on the first floor of an apartment building on West 136th Street in Hamilton Heights at about 5:45 p.m., according to the FDNY. 83 more words


Shooter caught on camera in deadly double shooting in Hamilton Heights

HAMILTON HEIGHTS (PIX11)– New surveillance footage shows the man police believe shot and killed two men on a Hamilton Heights sidewalk Sunday morning.

The video released by police shows the alleged killer firing his weapon at both Francisco Mercedez, 29, an up-and-coming rapper under the moniker ‘Boy Summa Benz’, and his friend Kenny Jimenez, 21, on 3661 Broadway around 3 a.m. 133 more words