Alleged ‘Duck Sauce Killer’ Glenn Hirsch commits suicide: sources

The accused “Duck Sauce Killer” who gunned down a Chinese-food deliveryman in Queens in a feud over condiments has committed suicide, The Post has learned.

Glenn Hirsch, 51, had been out on bail when he shot himself ahead of a morning court hearing Friday, law-enforcement sources told The Post.

He left behind a rambling, largely incoherent suicide note where he declared his innocence and said he wasn’t responsible for murdering Zhiewn Yan on April 30.

Zhiwen Yan was allegedly murdered by Hirsch over duck sauce.
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Jennifer Wu, the pro-bono attorney for Yan’s family, told The Post the family is in “shock” over his suicide.

“We just found out that defendant killed himself. Zhiwen Yan’s family is in shock. We ask for privacy, and thank the NYPD and District Attorney for their efforts to seek justice,” Wu said.Hirsh was freed from custody on June 27 after his brother put up his $50,000 bail.The Queens man had an ongoing beef with the Great Wall restaurant in Forest Hills where Yan worked as a delivery man after he claimed they shorted him on duck sauce for an order placed last year.

Yan was killed last April.
Yan was killed last April.

The restaurant’s owner said Hirsch had repeatedly harassed him and his workers, claiming the accused killer vandalized his car and showed up at the eatery with a gun in January.

“Do you remember me?” restaurant workers recall him saying.

In June, a high-ranking police source told The Post that cops found a huge stash of condiments inside his fridge — which was also “filled with duck sauce.”

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Hours before Yan was gunned down, police said surveillance footage captured him circling Great Wall in his car, then tailing the delivery man to his next food drop.

Yan was shot in the chest and left bleeding on the pavement.

Hirsch had been out on bail when he shot himself ahead of a court hearing Friday.
Hirsch had been out on bail when he shot himself ahead of a court hearing Friday.
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