Both shootings occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, but they do not appear to be related.
The victims were found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the city’s West Ward.
Shootings left at least five people wounded across the city early Sunday, according to published reports.
According to police, the two suspects shot and wounded two victims who were standing at Clarendon Road and Flatbush Avenue just before 2 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Cops arrived on the scene in minutes and found two dead and three wounded, as the cries of family members filled the air where moments before children had been playing.
On the heels of at least four shootings this weekend, 10 gun buyback programs will take place over 12 months in all five boroughs of New York City.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.
While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.
The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.
A husband and wife were found shot to death Monday inside their home in Morris Plains, N.J., in what was reportedly suspected to be a murder-suicide.
At least six people were shot – and one of them was killed – between Thursday and Friday afternoon in Newark, N.J., according to a published report.
As he swore in the NYPD’s newest class of recruits Friday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city’s murder rate is at an all-time low. There were 414 of them so far in 2012, the lowest number since record-keeping began in 1963.
The Couch turned to psychologist Susan Bartell for advice onhow to talk to your kids about what happened in Newtown, Conn.,, and what to say to make them feel safe.
Investigators were trying to learn more about Adam Lanza and questioned his older brother, who was not believed to have been involved in the rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary. Police shed no light on the motive for the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.