Four people are dead and one person is in critical condition after a stabbing in Queens, New York, United States on December 3, 2023. NYPD was involved in a deadly shooting in Queens, Sunday morning after a domestic dispute left four people dead. A man fatally stabbed four people inside a Far Rockaway home on Beach 22nd Street. Police say the suspect then set the house on fire as he fled but was put out. Police say the man encountered responding officers in the street and slashed two of them, before officers fatally shot him. One other person is in critical condition. The two NYPD officers that were slashed were taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

QUEENS, NEW YORK (UNF NEWS) – Four family members were killed inside of a home and two police officers were injured after being stabbed in Queens, New York on December 3, 2023. One other person was also wounded inside of the residence. Police rushed to a Far Rockaway home at 5:10 a.m. after a young girl called 911 to say that her cousin was killing her family members according to the NYPD. Two officers engaged with a man later determined to be the suspect who was a family member of the victims in the driveway. Police said he was leaving the residence and carrying luggage when they stopped him to ask a few questions. After the police officers engaged in conversation for approximately 10 seconds, the suspect pulled a knife on the officers, stabbing one in the neck and striking the other police officer in the head. One officer pulled out a weapon and shot the suspect. The suspect was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead on arrival, police said. Authorities said more officers responded to the home and found an 11-year-old girl in front of the house and she did not survive her injuries. Police officers attempted to make entrance into the home to interact with the rest of the victims but they were prevented to enter because of a fire that had been lit allegedly by the suspect in the living room. The New York City Fire Department responded and put out the fire.

By Kyle Mazza

I have photographed and reported on several concerts, galas, press conferences and special events since I was 8-years-old. I am the holder of a New York City Press Credential, Maryland State Press Credential and White House Press Credentials. I cover President Joe Biden, covered Former President Donald J. Trump and at other times candidates for President including then Former Vice President Joe Biden while he campaigned, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Elizabeth Warren and others. I took part in overseas trips with Former President Trump as part of the White House Traveling Press. I have also covered Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. I have covered events in Canada including events with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau such as the Visit of Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa and other high-profile events such as the Open Government Partnership and the 2020 Presidential Debate with Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald J. Trump in Nashville, Tennessee and the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate with Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have covered several entertainment and red carpet events including the 2016 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC and the Z100 JingleBall Announcement Event with Daya and Charlie Puth in New York, NY in 2016. I have also covered two Miss America Pageant's and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 in New York, NY. Other notable events that I have covered include the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and the Visit of Pope Francis to New York, NY in 2015. Follow me on Twitter @KyleMazzaWUNF and on Instagram @KyleMazzaWUNF.