Oct. 24, 2012 By Christian Murray
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Council Speaker Christine Quinn will hold a press conference tomorrow to speak out against the attack on 43rd Avenue that has left the victim in life-threatening condition.
Family and friends of the victim will join both elected officials as they present a statement on behalf of the victim’s husband and make a personal appeal to the public to come forward with any information regarding the incident that took place Saturday morning.
On Saturday, Oct. 20, at some time after 2 a.m, a 62-year-old gay man, was brutally attacked in Sunnyside, Queens, leaving him in critical condition, Van Bramer’s office said.
According to a witness, two men were walking with the victim toward 41st Street before hitting him over the head with a blunt object outside of 41-00 43rd Ave. in Sunnyside, the councilman’s office said. (see earlier story– for more details)
The suspects have not been apprehended and the NYPD is seeking additional information from the public. The victim, is a personal friend of Council Member Van Bramer, and was an influential member in the community.
WHO: Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Speaker Christine C. Quinn, friends and family members of the man who was attacked in Sunnyside as well as members of the community.
WHAT: Council Member Van Bramer, Speaker Christine Quinn, friends and family of victim speak out against recent attack in Sunnyside WHEN: Thursday, 1 p.m., Oct. 25.
WHERE: Council Member Van Bramer’s District Office, 47-01 Queens Boulevard, Suite 205, Sunnyside, Queens