At least 3 hurt in latest NYC shootings: cops

Jul 22, 2021
At least 3 hurt in latest NYC shootings: cops

At least three people were shot in as many incidents across the city late Wednesday and early Thursday — including one victim in critical condition, according to police.

The latest victim was a 28-year-old man shot once in the head on Sherman Avenue near West 204th Street in Inwood around 6:45 a.m. during a possible robbery, authorities said.

He was taken to Harlem Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Hours earlier, around 1:50 a.m., a 32-year-old man was shot once in the back during a dispute on Eastern Parkway near Rochester Avenue in the Weeksville section of Brooklyn, cops said.

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He was taken to the Kings County Hospital Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Brooklyn shooting was one of three across the city in the past day.
The Brooklyn shooting was one of three across the city in the past day.
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Around 8 p.m. Thursday, an 18-year-old man was walking with two other men at 107th Street and 34th Avenue in North Corona when a pair of suspects on a scooter started to fire at them, according to cops and police sources.

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He was struck in the back and taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he is expected to survive.

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