Eight people were shot across the city — including two teens — on a bloody Sunday and Monday, cops said.
Most recently, a 29-year-old man was blasted in the lower back at a birthday party on 30th Street near 47th Avenue in Long Island City around 1 a.m., according to authorities and police sources.
He was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell, where he is listed in critical condition, cops said.
The suspect took off, and a 9mm shell casing was recovered, according to police sources.
About a half-hour earlier, a 39-year-old man was shot as he sat on a bench on Chester Street near Dumont Avenue in Brownsville, according to police sources.
He was struck twice in the groin and once in the stomach, the sources said.
Police said he did not cooperate with investigators.
On Sunday alone, six people were shot in as many incidents in Gotham, police said.
The latest incident came around 11 p.m., when a 29-year-old man was hit multiple times, in the left leg, stomach and left hand, on Avenue M near East 89th Street, cops said.
He was taken to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, where he is described as uncooperative.
And around 8:50 p.m., a 26-year-old man was blasted in the right leg during a drive-by shooting on 211th Street near 94th Avenue in Queens Village, authorities said.
The suspect, possibly in a Volkswagen Jetta, was hanging out the window and let some rounds off, cops said.
It was unclear whether the victim, who was taken to Long Island Jewish Hospital in stable condition, was the intended target.
Just over an hour earlier, a 40-year-old man was assaulted by a group of 10 to 15 men, on Watson Avenue near Rev. Isaiah J. Jones Boulevard, on the grounds of the Sotomayor Houses in Soundview, when he heard gunfire ring out, police sources said.
The victim didn’t realize he was shot until after the suspects took off, according to the sources.
The victim’s 21-year-old son told police he tried to help his dad but was attacked as well, the sources said.
The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in stable condition.
A few minutes earlier, a 53-year-old man was hit in the left leg on East 115th Street near Second Avenue in East Harlem, cops said.
He reported standing outside when he saw a man open fire into a crowd and run off. It was unclear whether he was the intended target.
He was taken to Cornell in stable condition.
And around 5 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot inside Jackie Robinson Park, at West 150th Street and Bradhurst Avenue in Sugar Hill, police said.
The victim was taken to BronxCare Health System in stable condition. It was unclear whether he was the intended target.
The day’s first gun violence victim was another 16-year-old boy — who was shot by someone who tried to rob him, according to police sources.
The victim was walking at East 29th Street near Foster Avenue in Flatbush around 3:30 p.m. when a suspect came up from behind, pressed a gun against his back and demanded, “Run your s–t” — slang for, “Empty your pockets.”
As the victim turned around to grab the gun, a shot rang out and he heard the weapon fall to the ground, the sources said.
As the victim ran home, he realized he was struck in the hand. He walked to SUNY Downstate Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.
On Sunday’s date in 2019, which was a Tuesday, two people were shot in as many incidents.
Between Nov. 23 and Sunday, 24 shootings were reported with 26 victims, according to the latest NYPD figures. During that period in 2019, 12 shootings were reported with 20 victims.
As of Sunday, 1,730 people had been shot in 1,410 separate incidents — more than double the victims and nearly twice as many incidents reported during that period in 2019.