Xiaoning Zhang, 25, Arrested For The Murder Of Jim Li, 66

Published on March 14, 2022, 10:25 pm
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​On Monday, March 14, 2022, at approximately 1144 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress, inside of 136-56 39th Avenue, within the confines of the 109th Precinct in Queens.

Upon arrival, officers encountered an unconscious and unresponsive 66-year-old male with stab wounds to his body and neck inside of an office.

EMS also responded to the scene and transported the 66-year-old male victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Elmhurst, where he was pronounced deceased.

In addition, a 25-year-old female was taken into custody, with charges against her pending.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.


Jim Li
address withheld
Great Neck, NY 11020

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 25-year-old female individual has been arrested in regard to the above-listed incident.


Xiaoning Zhang
address withheld
Queens, NY 1355


  • murder;
  • criminal possession of a weapon (two counts).

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.