At least 11 people were shot dead – as gun violence continues in Gotham.
In the fatal shooting, a 32-year-old man, whose name was not released while his family was notified, was shot in the head in Harlem shortly before 3:30 pm. At 2175 7th Ave. According to the police.
Police said EMS had rushed the man to Harlem Hospital but had not been rescued.
Less than two hours later, a 22-year-old man was shot in the chest on Grandview Street in Ridgewood, Queens, but was expected to live, according to police.
Two other men were killed earlier on Sunday in the Bronx and Manhattan regions.
In the Bronx, at around 5:30 a.m., a 29-year-old man was shot in the shoulder after an altercation on E. 215th Street and Holland Avenue, police said.
He was taken to Montefiore Hospital and was expected to be well.
At 7 a.m., a 30-year-old was shot in the forearm but did not speak to the police, leaving details of the shooting unknown. He was treated at St. Luke’s Hospital.
The New York Police Department responded to 10 separate shootings with 11 casualties on Sunday, compared to three shootings three times last year.
Additionally, there were three murders compared to any homicides on the same day last year, according to police.
The series of shootings ending this weekend comes as Gotham City witnesses a spike in gun violence for six straight months.