Shootings throughout the town greater than doubled final week in comparison with the identical interval final yr, in response to police sources.
From final Monday to midnight Sunday, there have been 63 shootings, with a complete of 85 victims shot, sources mentioned.
Throughout the identical timeframe final yr, there have been 26 shootings, sources mentioned.
Murders, although, had been down final week in comparison with the identical time final yr. Six individuals had been fatally shot final week, in comparison with 9 taking pictures deaths final yr, sources mentioned.
Final week’s rash of shootings included a bloody 12-hour spree from Saturday into Sunday the place 11 individuals had been shot in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Manhattan.