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Police: 1 person hospitalized in brutal brawl by alleged gang members in Yonkers

Yonkers Police Department Commissioner John Mueller says they need people to help them find the suspects.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2021, 12:54 PM

Updated 1,098 days ago

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Five people are facing gang assault charged and police are searching for dozens of others following a brawl in Yonkers, police say.
Surveillance video shows the moment the victim was struck in the head with a bottle outside a convenience store on North Broadway.
An attack than began with fozens of people ganging up on one man and stopping on him
The victim is at a trauma ward where he is being treated fir brain hemoorhage, broken teeth and swelling to his face and body.
Yonkers Police Department Commissioner John Mueller says they need people to help them find the suspects. “We can’t do it unless they’re willing to take a stand with us,” Mueller says.
The Yonkers area has had recent incidents like this onen with with a drive-by shooting injuring four people and a 6-year-old being shot in the chest in April.
Neighbors like Linda Wright are hoping there will be a stop to the violence.
“Just praying, literally, that we stop this,” Wright says. “Stop the violence. Because we don’t need to be killing each other.”
Yonkers police are actively searching for others responsible for the brawl.
Witnesses with any information are asked to contact the Yonkers Police Department.


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