Attempted murder case of Aditya Vemulapati up for hearing July 28


This July 28, 2021, Judge Mark Dwyer of the New York County Supreme Court, will be presiding in the decision on motions in the case of Aditya Vemulapati, accused of attempted murder and attempted assault, among other charges for an incident in the Union Square subway station.

The Office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced the roster of court hearings on continuing cases July 23. Among those listed for the week, was the case of Vemulapati.

The accused is a 24-year-old homeless man who allegedly pushed a woman onto the New York City subway tracks as a train pulled in at 14th Street Union Square station at 8:30 a.m., the New York Post reported Nov. 20, 2020.

Authorities said video footage revealed Vemulapati attacked a 40-year-old woman as she was waiting on the platform

The woman was not hurt seriously as she landed between the tracks.

The Post report noted Vemulapati had been in the city for just a few months prior to the incident, but that he had a history of arrests in other states including Illinois, Missouri and Florida.



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