Shootings soar in Big Apple as New York hits grim milestone

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Discussion posted by: TheRage

The Big Apple hit a grim and sobering milestone by eclipsing 1,000 shootings for the year, according to New York police. A daily average of 10 people have fallen prey to gun violence over the past four weeks. According to police, at least 21 people were shot across the city as the surge of gunplay continued Sunday and early Monday. According to data released Monday by NYPD, 1,004 shootings have been logged. And there’s still four months remaining in 2020. At this time last year, 537 shootings had been logged.