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39-year-old man shot in NYC neighborhood that has seen surge in crime


A 39-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in a Brooklyn neighborhood policed by the seventy fifth Precinct, which has seen a surge in gun violence this 12 months, police mentioned.

The sufferer was struck within the arm and leg exterior a bodega at 2520 Linden Boulevard in East New York at about 7:45 p.m., cops mentioned. He was hospitalized in ­secure situation.

The capturing was simply the latest throughout the boundaries of the seventy fifth, the place a spate of summer time gunplay has introduced again reminiscences of the world’s bloody previous.

“I by no means thought I might dwell on this neighborhood,” resident Karen Niles mentioned close to the scene of the capturing. “I keep in mind when it was referred to as ‘the Killing Field.’ This will not be good.”

The daylight capturing left behind a path of blood from the place the sufferer was shot to the Cypress Hill Houses throughout the road.

A bullet additionally tore a gap into the wheel effectively of a grey Nissan Murano parked out entrance of the bodega.

The sufferer was shot in entrance of the Kolly Deli and Grill at 2520 Linden Boulevard.
Gregory P. Mango
blood can be seen on the ground where the victim collapsed.

Blood could be seen on the bottom the place the sufferer collapsed.
Gregory P. Mango
A man was shot in the arm and leg in front of the Kolly Deli and Grill at 2520 Linden Boulevard this evening. The man then ran across Linden Boulevard and collapsed in front of 525 Fountain Avenue. The victim is expected to survive. The shooter has not been aprehended yet. A Nissan Murano had a bullet hole in the wheel well near the front right passenger door. Here, NYPD aviation looks for the perp near the crime scene.
NYPD aviation seems for the perp close to the crime scene.
Gregory P. Mango

Shooting incidents within the precinct are up 26.3% via Sunday, in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months.

Since the beginning of summer time, shootings within the precinct doubled — up 100% — over the earlier 28 days, in comparison with 2021.

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