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Source: 2nd person sought for suspicious vehicle found at Queens mall

A source close to the investigation says police are now looking for a second person in connection to the suspicious vehicle found in the parking lot of the Queens Place Mall Monday.

News 12 Staff

Jan 6, 2021, 12:05 AM

Updated 1,288 days ago

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A source close to the investigation says police are now looking for a second person in connection to the suspicious vehicle found in the parking lot of the Queens Place Mall Monday. 
 Police say 22-year-old Louis Shenker is in custody and is being charged with placing a false bomb or hazardous substances in a mall or arena, criminal possession of a weapon and abandonment of a disabled animal. 
Police received calls Monday of a vehicle with a suspicious package in the mall parking lot.
The bomb squad was brought in and gave the all-clear, saying the vehicle was deemed safe at around 11 a.m.
A dog also had to be rescued from the vehicle.


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