Teen killed in grocery store parking lot

90th Precinct


Teen stabbed

A violent thug fatally stabbed a 17-year-old Bronx boy in the parking lot of a Lorimer Street grocery store on Feb. 11.

Police say Edgar Soto was at the Key Foods near Grand Street at 11:30 pm when he got into an argument with the assailant and several others.

The man became enraged, stabbed Soto in his chest, and ran away, according to cops. Soto’s sister called police and emergency workers took Soto to Woodhull Hospital, where he was declared dead at 12:14 am.

Police are searching for the suspect, who they believe is a 5-foot-5 Latino male who was seen wearing a red hat, blue jeans, and a black sweatshirt.

iPhone push

A jerk stole a woman’s iPhone while she was entering her Montrose Avenue building on Feb. 12.

The victim told police she entering her building near Graham Avenue at 3:30 am when the perp pushed her into the lobby and took out a gun.

He said, “B—-, give me all your stuff!” so she gave up her purse and her phone, and he ran away.

Cash grab

A crook stole $400 from a man on Keap Street on Feb. 8.

The victim told police he was near Hope Street at 12:35 pm when the man approached and said, “I lost something, you have it,” and then threatened him.

The victim took out his wallet, and the thief grabbed his cash and ran away.

Scrap it

A thief dragged off 10,000 pounds of scrap aluminum from a Cook Street warehouse on Feb. 11.

The manager told police that he locked up his factory near White Street at 12:01 am, but when he returned at 8 later that morning, he saw that the metals were gone.

Computers taken

A robber took two computers and $100 from a Varet Street apartment on Feb. 11.

The tenant said she went to sleep in her apartment near White Street at 3 am, but when she woke up at 10:30 am, she saw her door was unlocked and her computers were missing.


A thief grabbed a woman’s iPhone on Morgan Avenue on Feb. 11, said cops.

The victim told police she was near Harrison Place at 3:40 pm when the man reached into her pocket and took the phone.

Cops arrested a suspect later that day.

Camera crash

A thief stole a camera, two lenses, three guitars, and a keyboard from a car parked on Varet Street on Feb. 11.

The driver parked his car near White Street at 11 pm, but when he returned to the spot at 11 am the next day, he saw that his driver’s side window was shattered and his stash was gone.

— Aaron Short

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