Today’s news: Looking to bollards to protect pedestrians, two-hour waits at Elmhurst Hospital and a missing student is found in the Harlem River.
An off-duty New York City Corrections Officer accidentally shot himself and an unidentified woman inside a Hell’s Kitchen bar Tuesday night, after inadvertently discharging his weapon – according to police. (New York Post)
The city is considering adding bollards on sidewalks around Times Square to match those around pedestrian plazas. (The Daily News)
The multi-part plan is intended to address New York’s myriad transit issues. (Curbed)
The youth was discovered by a bird watcher in Alley Pond Park on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The body had a half-dozen stab wounds in the chest — and 28 more in the back. (The Daily News)
The body of a missing college student was found floating in the Harlem River on Monday, authorities said. (New York Post)
The average emergency room patient at the Queens facility waited 114 minutes to be seen by a doctor in 2016. (The Daily News)
(Feature photo: Emily Mills; Photos: Google Street View)