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Criminal Law Keyed to Kennedy
The People of the State of New York v. Gladman
Citation:359 N.E.2d 420 (1976)
At approximately 8:00 p.m., defendant obtained a ride to the County Line Shopping Center. Ten minutes later, he entered a delicatessen, produce a gun, and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk turned over about $ 145 in cash and checks. After the robbery, the defendant went to the County Line Bowling Alley. In the meantime, the robbery had been reported to the police.
Two officers arrived at the delicatessen at 8:16 p.m., just minutes after the defendant had left. A description of the robber was obtained and broadcast over the police radio. As the defendant walked onto the parking lot of the bowling alley, he saw a police car turn and enter the lot. He hid under a parked car. Patrolman Rose walked over to defendant’s hiding place. The defendant got up from underneath the car with his gun concealed between his legs. The defendant shot and killed the officer. The report of the shooting went over the police radio at 8:24 p.m. Eyewitnesses fixed the time of the altercation at approximately 8:25 p.m. The bowling alley was located less than one-half mile from the robbed delicatessen.
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