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19 Victims Injured in Saturday Morning NYC Shootings: NYPD

The NYPD says its officers are investigating 21 shootings over the course of 36 hours that injured at least 28 people

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The NYPD says its officers are investigating 21 shootings over the course of 36 hours that injured at least 28 people. Myles Miller reports.

What to Know

  • At least 19 people were injured in more than a dozen shooting across New York City Saturday morning, the NYPD says
  • According to data provided by the NYPD, six shootings occurred in the Bronx, four in Brooklyn, two in Queens and one in Manhattan
  • The NYPD says its officers are also investigating eight shootings from Friday that injured at least nine people

At least 19 people were injured in more than a dozen shootings across New York City since 12 a.m., the NYPD reported Saturday afternoon.

The police department says it's investigating 13 separate shootings that occurred in the 12 hours since midnight. A 35-year-old male shot in Brooklyn just after 11 a.m.

According to data provided by the NYPD, six shootings occurred in the Bronx, four in Brooklyn, two in Queens and one in Manhattan.

A 35-year-old male critically wounded in Brooklyn from a gunshot wound to the neck later died from his injuries, the NYPD confirmed. No arrests were made as of Saturday afternoon.

The ages of the victims also differ greatly; the oldest 47 years old and the youngest just 16. Some of the victims were innocent bystanders struck by stray gun fire, the department said.

The NYPD says its officers are also investigating eight shootings from Friday that injured at least nine people. One of the victims of Friday's shootings has died, the spokesperson said.

This weekend is the first since NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea announced he was disbanding undercover anti-crime units across every precinct.

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