Police say three of the men were shot inside Irving Square Park in Bushwick just after midnight.READ MORE: NYPD: 2 Gunman Wanted After 10 Shot Outside Queens Laundromat
All of the victims, who were between the ages of 23-31, are hospitalized in stable condition. Investigators say they’re not cooperating with police.
Just two hours earlier, a man in his 40s was struck in the chest on 58th Street in Sunset Park. He was taken to NYU Langone Hospital in critical condition. No arrests have been made.READ MORE: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
There was also a third shooting, this time in Manhattan. Police say two women, ages 38 and 26, were shot in Washington Heights just after 11 p.m. Friday. It happened in front of a bar on Dyckman Street.
They were taken to Harlem Hospital with gunshot wounds to their legs, and are stable.
The incident is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Bodycam Video Shows Moments Before NYPD Lieutenant Was Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
Shootings in the city have gone up drastically this year. According to the latest numbers from the NYPD, there have been 829 incidents so far in 2021. That’s up more than 150 from the same period last year.