Headlines: Man shot at Mexican restaurant, police officer remembered, ‘Stop Asian hate’
Here are some stories making headlines across the
One person was shot after
gunfire erupted at a popular Mexican restaurant in Ulster County this weekend.
Police say a 59-year-old man
was injured at the Orale Mexico Restaurant on Old Route 299 in New Paltz around
9:30 p.m. on Saturday. They say the shooting escalated from an altercation
beginning inside the restaurant. The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.
Eastchester is remembering police officer Michael
Frey who was killed in the line of duty 25 years ago. He was shot in a standoff in the
town of Eastchester on March 21, 1996. The Eastchester town hall honored him Sunday
at his memorial.
Hundreds marched in New York City this weekend to
stand in solidarity with the Asian
American community. The march comes after the recent
spa shootings in Georgia. Demonstrators chanted “stop Asian
hate” as they walked towards Union Square. Many held signs denouncing the rising hate and violence
against Asian Americans. Organizers say the Black and Asian communities share common struggles
through their experience of being racially profiled.