Chinese eatery struggles after death of NYC deliveryman

The owner of the Chinese cafe whose deliveryman was killed in an alleged duck-sauce dispute says he is hardly being afloat, struggling to discover supply personnel — and cannot even go close to duck sauce now.

“I do not want to contact it,” explained Ken Yang, owner of Good Wall in Queens, to The Submit on Sunday. “I simply cannot since it brings again lousy memories.”

Yang visibly jumped again when a Put up photographer questioned the owner if he could pose for a photo keeping a duck-sauce container.

Ken Yang, owner of Great Wall in Queens wherever slain supply driver Zhiwen Yan labored, reported company has not recovered since the taking pictures.
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Yang hasn't been able to get delivery drivers to go out due to safety concerns.
Yang has not been capable to get delivery motorists to go out because of to protection worries.
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Yang additional that when it arrives time to refilling the container with duck-sauce packets at the entrance of the eatery, “My staff do it.”

Yang said he is still rattled by the capturing demise of his deliveryman Zhiwen Yan, 45, a lot more than a month later.

On Wednesday, alleged shooter Glenn Hirsch, 50, was ultimately arrested in the horrific scenario.

Yang stated he has lost business enterprise and proceeds to battle to discover supply employees due to the fact the slaying.

Yan was shot and killed while making a delivery in Forest Hills.
Yan was shot and killed while earning a shipping and delivery in Forest Hills.
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Police at the scene of the shooting on April 30, 2022.
Police at the scene of the capturing on April 30, 2022.
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Hirsch was seemingly angered for months in excess of the volume of duck sauce he received in a choose-out get and sooner or later took his ire out on the hardworking Yan, authorities reported.

“We missing small business [after the shooting]. I am nonetheless losing organization. I can not get any supply men to perform,” Yang said. “Nobody would like to do it simply because it is not secure. They are fearful.

“The neighborhood allows me. They occur in a lot more since I simply cannot supply to them. I thank them for that. I need the community to go on to guidance my business.”

Yang stated he is grateful authorities arrested Hirsch, who he known as “very dangerous,” but is however looking at his back.

“I want an order of security for me and my employees. That’s incredibly important,” he claimed. “I need the law enforcement to do a little something for our safety. I have to have them to patrol the place, occur all over.

Glenn Hirsch was arrested and charged with Yan's murder last week.
Glenn Hirsch was arrested and charged with Yan’s murder final 7 days.
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“He must go to prison, and they need to not permit him out,” Yang reported of the suspect. “Let him keep there permanently. I require my neighborhood to be safe.”

Yang explained he wishes to set up a partition at the front of the eatery but just cannot find the money for to.

“I’m going to place up glass,” he claimed, pointing to the counter region. “Right now, it is open up, it’s not safe and sound. If my staff are undertaking some thing, they are not hunting, they don’t see what is heading on.

“I really don’t have the money to do it ideal now, but I want it. It is vital for me and my personnel to be protected.”

Hirsch had a dispute with the Great Wall restaurant over the amount of duck sauce he received in a previous order.
Hirsch had a dispute with the Fantastic Wall cafe in excess of the quantity of duck sauce he obtained in a prior buy.
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Hirsch bombarded the Wonderful Wall with cellular phone phone calls and even termed 911 on them for months right after he became irate about the amount of duck sauce he obtained in a consider-out get last year, authorities mentioned.

He was arraigned Thursday in Queens Supreme Court docket and charged with 2nd-diploma murder, weapons possession, stalking and menacing and ordered held without the need of bail.

Yang vowed to be there for Yan’s family, like his widow and three youngsters.

“I misplaced my brother,” Yang mentioned, placing his hand in excess of his still left upper body place. “I will bear in mind him for the rest of my existence. He is going to be in my heart eternally.

“This has changed my daily life permanently.”

Yang reported he has not spoke to Yan’s widow, Eva Zhao, because the arrest.

“Right now, she is extremely unhappy. I really don’t want to chat to her much too a great deal,” Yang claimed. “Talking to her brings every little thing back again up, and I never want to damage her any longer than she is now hurting.”

Zhao waved off a Post reporter who knocked on her doorway Sunday.

“We are all relieved that another person has been arrested,” Zhao explained in a statement unveiled Thursday via her attorney.

A message from Great Wall thanking the community for supporting the restaurant after Yan's murder.
A message from Excellent Wall thanking the community for supporting the restaurant following Yan’s murder.
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Yan's widow Eva Zhao said she was "relieved" about Hirsch's arrest in a statement from her lawyer.
Yan’s widow Eva Zhao claimed she was “relieved” about Hirsch’s arrest in a assertion from her attorney.
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At Hirsch’s Briarwood condominium making, a neighbor stated, “I have in no way observed him, and I hope I never see him.

“He is locked up now, he’ll have a demo, and [I] hope he will be locked up forever so he will hardly ever arrive back right here.”

Hirsch’s apartment peephole was protected in black tape.