At least 18 shot as weekend violence continues to plague NYC, NYPD says

AmNews Staff Reports | 8/30/2020, 7:40 p.m.
At least 18 people were shot in New York City this weekend.
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At least 18 people were shot in New York City this weekend, police said, as the NYPD and elected officials continue to grapple with how to stem a spike in gun violence.

Shootings are up more than 87% so far this year compared to the same time period in 2019, according to NYPD data.

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