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.
Kenny Jimenez, 21, and Francisco Mercedez, 29, were at Broadway and West 151st Street just before 3 a.m. when a white sedan pulled up and someone opened fire, police said.
Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.
Desk cops have been moved to patrols as part of ‘”Operation Summer All Out.” Several of the dozen precincts that have gotten extra officers have seen gun violence stabilize or drop.
From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson’s term is off to a challenging start.
Hundreds of people gathered outside Paterson City Hall on Tuesday night to demand justice and safer streets after a 12-year-old girl was fatally shot by a stray bullet while riding her scooter.
A 12-year-old girl who was gunned down while riding a scooter with friends was on life support, on Sunday night.
Six people were shot, two fatally, in three overnight shootings in Bridgeport, police said.
Police responded to a 911 call just after 5 a.m. in front of 367 Britton Avenue in Clifton and found the victim unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head.
Police found a 32-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the chest and a 34-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds about the body.
At least 13 people were shot in a violent night across New York City, including a Staten Island man who was shot in the face outside of his own home.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.