NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.
Gangs with guns and drug dealers are to blame for most murders in the city but Miguel told 1010 WINS’ John Montone he feels pretty safe in his West Farms, Bronx, neighborhood.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
“(No more gunfire at night?) Not like before, not as much like before. But there’s always going to be gunfire, especially in the Bronx, uptown,” Miguel said.