Surprising surveillance footage captures the second a person went on a wild rampage in a Queens deli — stabbing two 67-year-old victims earlier than grabbing a wad of money from the register.
The suspect struck simply earlier than 9 p.m. Saturday inside MSK Deli on 164th Avenue close to 85th Avenue in Jamaica Hills, cops mentioned.
The clip exhibits him standing subsequent to one of many males — a good friend of an worker — who was filling a cup with scorching water when he all of the sudden stabs him within the chest near the neck, inflicting one other particular person standing behind him to fall over, toppling racks of things.
The attacker additionally stabbed the person within the head and stomach, in keeping with cops.
Then he turned his consideration to a different 67-year-old man, an worker sitting behind the counter, stabbing him within the chest and again earlier than grabbing $300 from the register, in keeping with cops and deli proprietor Karthik Jagadish.
“One man entered the shop — he was attempting to get a espresso — and the particular person sitting right here, [an employee’s friend] tried to assist him,” Jagadish, 40, advised The Submit on Tuesday. “He stabbed him first after which went outdoors the shop, [came back] after which attacked my worker.”
The suspect then took off, heading north on 164th Avenue, cops mentioned.
“We don’t acknowledge him,” Jagadish mentioned. “He was sporting [a] masks and gloves so we don’t know … He doesn’t have [a] coronary heart. Heartless individuals — solely cash, cash, cash.”
“He might have taken all the cash and [left] them alone.”
The worker has since been discharged from the hospital — however “now he has to undergo all of the ache,” Jagadish mentioned. “He’s at all times going to have the ache now.”
The opposite sufferer is doing OK, in keeping with Jagadish, who mentioned he spoke together with his son-in-law Sunday.
The deli had been closed for the reason that incident and simply reopened Tuesday. Blood and bloody paper towels remained within the retailer and cabinets with meals gadgets had been overturned.
“That is uncontrolled,” the deli proprietor mentioned. “Crime is turning into a problem in Jamaica.”