Showing posts with label subway. Show all posts
Showing posts with label subway. Show all posts

11.25.2013

72-year-old man shoved onto subway tracks in Harlem

Shou Kuan Lin is in critical condition with a skull fracture and crushed collarbone.



In New York City, a 72-year-old man was seriously injured after he was allegedly shoved onto the subway tracks in Harlem, leaving him in a coma with a skull fracture and a crushed collarbone.

72-Year-Old Allegedly Pushed Onto Subway Tracks In Harlem Is In Critical Condition

Shou Kuan Lin was standing with his wife on the northbound platform of the A and C line at the W. 145th St. and St. Nicholas Ave. subway station last Friday when he was approached by Rudralall Baldeo, who is described as a 57-year-old homeless man. According to authorities, Lin was then either shoved or fell onto the tracks:

10.21.2013

Video captures racist rant on the London Underground

Seems like there's always one on every train in every city.



Out of the United Kingdom... racism! In London, a man was arrested after video caught him using "racist language" on board a train: London Underground Passenger Arrested For 'Racist Rant'

In the five-minute clip, which was uploaded to YouTube, a 52-year-old man from Watford is seen verbally abusing and hurling racial slurs a Japanese woman sitting opposite him on a Bakerloo line train.

"Get yourself off the train, get yourself off the train. You’re nasty people, yeah? Fuck off, get out of my country. Sayonara." You get the idea. Here's the video:

4.01.2013

Family of subway shove victim sues transit authority

In New York, the family of the man who was killed when he was pushed onto the subway tracks in front of an oncoming train is suing the transit authority for negligence: Family of Queens man Ki Suck Han, killed after he was pushed on subway tracks, sues the Transit Authority for negligence.

58-year-old Ki-Suck Han was pushed onto the tracks and struck by a midtown train at the 49th Street station last December. 30-year-old street vendor Naeem Davis, who was arrested and charged with the murder, claimed that "voices in his head" made him shove Han to his death.

In a lawsuit filed Friday, Han's family accuses Metropolitan Transit Authority of negligence, claiming the Q train failed "to make timely and adequate use of the brakes":

12.28.2012

Another man fatally pushed in front of subway train



Damn. News of another person shoved to death in front of a subway train: 7 Train Fatal Push: Video Released Of Woman Suspected Of Pushing Man To Death, Fleeing Queens Station.

46-year-old Sunando Sen, an immigrant from India, was fatally pushed in front of an oncoming train in Queens. Witnesses say a possibly mentally ill woman on the subway platform pushed him without provocation.

Police are now looking for the unidentified woman:

12.21.2012

Subway murder suspect indicted

Last week in New York, a grand jury indicted the man accused of pushing another man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train: NYC subway push slaying suspect Naeem Davis indicted.

30-year-old Naeem Davis is charged with the murder of Ki-Suk Han of Queens. The two reportedly got into an argument at the 49th street station before Davis shoved Han onto the subway tracks, where he was killed by an oncoming midtown train.

Davis claims that "voices in his head" made him do it:

12.19.2012

Donate to the subway victim's family, get a comic book signed by Greg Pak



Do you like comic books? And would you like to help a family in need?

In New York, Korean Community Services recently established a memorial fund for the family of Ki Suk Han, the subway murder victim who was killed when he was pushed onto the track and hit by a train.

Our friend Greg Pak, the writer behind comics like The Incredible Hulk, Astonishing X-Men and Vision Machine, is doing his part to help out. To encourage folks to donate, Greg has promised to send a signed comic book to anyone who contributes $25 or more to the fund.

Here are some more details on how it works:

12.05.2012

suspect charged in subway shove death



In New York, police have arrested and charged the suspect allegedly responsible for fatally shoving a man off a subway platform into the path of an oncoming train: Police Arrest Suspect in Subway Death.

Naeem Davis, a 30-year-old street vendor, was taken into custody about a block from the subway station where witnesses say he got into a verbal altercation with Ki-Suk Han before pushing him onto the tracks to his death.

Davis confessed and is charged with second-degree murder:

12.04.2012

man killed after being pushed onto subway tracks



In New York, a 58-year-old man was killed after he was pushed onto subway tracks and struck by a train: Man Pushed to Death on Subway Tracks.

According to witnesses, Ki-Suk Han was pushed onto the tracks of an oncoming midtown train by a man who had been mumbling to himself as walked along the platform at the 49th Street station. Han tried to climb back onto the platform but didn't make it in time.

Han and the suspect apparently got into some kind verbal altercation. Police have released video of them exchanging words moments before the attack:

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