Emergency Medical Service Lieutenant Alison Russo-Elling, a 25-year veteran of the Department, was killed in Queens after being stabbed more than a dozen times in what’s being called a random attack.  The attack coming just months before Russo-Elling was to retire. 

Police arrested 34 year old Peter Zisopoulos who has a history of schizophrenia.

There has been an outpouring of support from across New York City. 

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