NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gun violence continued in New York City, where police responded to more than six shootings overnight Saturday.
At least two people were killed.READ MORE: NYPD: Group Lighting Fireworks In Queens Attacked Man Walking Dog When He Complained About Noise
Police responded to a report of two men shot in the Melrose section of The Bronx around 1:30 a.m. Officers said they found a 23-year-old shot in the head at the scene on Park Avenue. He was pronounced dead. A 26-year-old was also shot and taken to the hospital.
Minutes later, another victim, a 25-year-old man, was shot and killed in the Mount Hope section.READ MORE: See It: Ramapo Police Officer Helps Rescue Raccoon With Head Stuck In Can
CBS2 counted at least seven overnight shootings and eight victims Saturday.
Anyone with information about the Brooklyn shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.MORE NEWS: Activists, Local Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil For Haiti In Brooklyn
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