Shootings in New York City were up 23 percent for the year as of the beginning of February, and the NYPD on Monday pointed to one possible reason for the spike.
The 31-year-old was shot in the head around 7 p.m. on Catherine Street, in an area between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, police said.
New York rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested at a Midtown recording studio Wednesday, following a long-term NYPD investigation related to narcotics and shootings.
Quaron Isaacs, 20, of Brooklyn, was shot in the back and died at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.
Three people were killed and five others were injured in separate shootings in Newark this weekend, authorities said.
Authorities say they have found no links connecting the fatal shootings of two men in Newark.
The father, Pedro Rosales, 47, was behind bars at the 75th precinct station Sunday morning in connection with the shooting. The mother, Jessica Aguilar, 24, is also facing charges for failing to supervise.
The men — ages 20 and 21 — were walking on the 600 block of Chancellor Avenue when they were shot.
A little boy playing on a bed, suddenly a bullet tears through the wall, and misses his head by a few inches.
The melee started around 3:50 a.m. outside the Xtreme Lounge at East Fordham Road and Valentine Avenue, just blocks from the Fordham University campus, police said.
Two men were killed and another was hospitalized following separate shootings in Newark. But authorities say it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.
One of the shootings happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.
Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.