New York City (CP) One person was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a series of shootings in New York City within nine hours of Independence Day; Staten Island became the only area in the five boroughs without a case.
In the first case, in Cambria Heights, Queens, the suspect opened fire on a man in his 30s, and the victim was found lying in the road with a gunshot wound to the hip; police said the wounded was He was rushed to Long Island Jewish Hospital in critical but stable condition.
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About two hours later, there was also a shooting in Soho, a downtown business district where tourists flock to the city. The 27-year-old boyfriend of a city police civilian was shot as he sat in a gray Honda sedan parked in the area. In front of the boutique Dior.
Less than an hour later, at 5:50 p.m., a gunman approached a 24-year-old man near Eagle Ave. in the Bronx, shot the man in the left leg and fled.
A 35-year-old man was shot in the torso at 7:45 p.m. in a shootout between the two groups at Pulaski Park in the same precinct.
About two hours later, a man was shot in the neck in Manhattan’s Central Park. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital in stable condition, but would not cooperate with police investigations.
Minutes later, at 10:15 p.m., four people were shot in Rochdale Village, a government complex in Queens. Two men and a woman suffered gunshot wounds to their right feet. A third The man was shot in the shoulder.
Back in the Bronx, three men were shot by a man with a gun in Belmont. The suspect fled in a white sedan at around 10:30; one of the victims was shot in the chest and died in hospital, while the other died in the leg. Shot, the third person was shot in the arm.
Police said the last shooting occurred shortly before midnight on the 5th, when a man was shot on Bainbridge St. in Brooklyn.
No arrests have been made in these shootings.