Woodside man charged in shooting that erupted near Hart Playground in June: NYPD –

A Woodside man turned himself in to LIC’s 108th Precinct for his role in a shooting that erupted in broad daylight near Hart Playground last June. (NYPD)

A man from Woodside went to the 108th district in City of Long Island Monday morning, October 24, after being identified by detectives from the NYPD’s Violent Felony Squad investigating a shooting that erupted in broad daylight near a local park last June.

Karma Tsering, 21, of 58th Street, was taken into custody at the police station and charged with attempted criminally negligent homicide, assault and other crimes, according to an NYPD spokesperson.

The shooting erupted at 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at the intersection of Broadway and 65th Street and the northeast corner of Hart Playground, sending children running for cover.

Tsering and Tenzin Norgal, 28, of Dry Harbor Road in Middle Village, reportedly exchanged gunfire. The shooting was caught on security cameras, which showed the pair engaging in a shouting match before Tsering got out of a car and began shooting at Norgal outside the Woodside Cafe opposite of the playground.

Norgal was shot in the right shoulder and was taken by private means to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition before being arrested and charged with attempted murder, the court said. police. Tsering was unharmed in the shooting and fled the crime scene in a black Audi sedan with a paper license, according to the NYPD.

After surrendering to the 108th Precinct, Tsering was charged with attempted criminally negligent homicide, assault, criminal possession of a loaded firearm and reckless endangerment. Tsering was arraigned Monday before Queens Criminal Court Judge Diego Friere and ordered to return to court on October 28.

Harold B. McConnell