New York City Mayor Eric Adams announces death to stab From lieutenant The Fire Department (FDNY for its abbreviation), Alison Russo-Elling, who had 25 years of experience in emergency medical service and was one of the first responders to the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
“Today we lost a hero,” Adams said while reporting the death of the 61-year-old veteran who was killed at around 2:20 p.m. Thursday while working at EMS Station 49 in Queens.
lieutenant She was on duty near 20th Avenue and Steinway Street in Astoria when she was stabbed multiple times in an unprovoked attack. He was taken to Mount Sinai Queens Hospital in critical condition, where he died of multiple injuries.
The FDNY statement said, “Lieutenant Rousseau-Elling was one of the first responders to the World Trade Center and assisted in the rescue and recovery efforts. He was part of the 1,158th Department of Defense for making the ultimate sacrifice while serving our city.” The last member of the department who died in the line of duty was Ladder 170 firefighter Timothy Klein on April 24, 2022,” the FDNY statement read.
Reporting the veteran’s death, the fire department indicated that he received a 1998 appointment, promoted to Nurse was received in 2002 and the rank of lieutenant in 2016, having come to work in several stations before reaching the 49th rank in Queens.
In custody responsible for death
New York police hold 34-year-old Peter Zisopoulos as the man responsible for stabbing him in an unprovoked assault. lieutenant Alison Russo-Elling. The man was charged with stabbing nearly 20 times this Friday Nurse At the age of 61 when in service at 20th Avenue and Steinway Street in Astoria.
Zisopoulos is also accused of weapons.
According to police reports and a video that captured that horrific attack, the man chased Rousseau-Elling before throwing him to the ground, climbing over him and stabbing him relentlessly.