It started at 1.10am on 29 July 1976 in the Bronx. friends Donna Lauria, 16, and Jody Valenti, 18, were shot in a car after a disco, killing Donna. By January 1977, three more couples had been shot, most in parked cars. another victim was dead, others wounded. In march 1977, Virginia Voskerichian, 19, was shot dead as she walked home from uni in Queens.
at a press conference, police said the same .44 gun was used in all the shootings. they were officially hunting a serial killer.