Alvin Bragg is the 37th District Attorney elected in Manhattan. Alvin – a lifelong Manhattanite who served as a state and federal prosecutor – has spent more than two decades fighting to make our communities safer and our criminal justice system fairer.
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Five New York men - including three teens - who partook in multiple shootings during a 17-hour crime spree in January have been indicted, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A 60-year-old New York man who shoved a woman towards train tracks in Harlem was sentenced to six years in prison, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced this week.
A man accused of fatally running another man over with his car on East 60th Street last July was formally indicted on Wednesday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's office.
“Andre Mosby allegedly escalated a confrontation by using his vehicle as battering ram with such force that a man was killed. Vehicular violence takes a significant toll on our communities and families. Nothing can bring back the victim to his family and friends, but my Office pledges to provide appropriate accountability,” said District Attorney Bragg.
“A woman’s life was in serious danger when Victor Lopez decided to attack her in a subway station – with a train moments away,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Thankfully, the woman was able to catch her balance, avoid injury and survive this frightening attack. These attacks tear at public safety and the sentence imposed today reflects that we take all acts of violence in our transit system seriously.”
“The tragedy of gun violence is manifold when young New Yorkers are accused of shooting at and killing other New Yorkers – in this case, their own friend,” said District Attorney Bragg. “Allegations like these are some of the most serious I can imagine, and our prosecutors are treating this case with the sober care it deserves. We will hold accountable those who use gun violence to destroy our communities.”