VIOLENT NIGHT Following Independence Day in New York City

July 4 2023 NEW YORK CITY, New York – Two people are dead, at least 9 are injured after a violent night following Independence day celebrations in New York City.

Around 1:30am in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, a woman was shot in the leg at Livonia Avenue and Bristol Street, she was taken to local hospital in stable condition.

Less than an hour later, and less than a block away, a 20-year-old male was shot in the leg outside 344 Chester Street, in a separate incident. Male victim is stable at a local hospital.

Police arrested multiple people at the scene as they attempted to “control the crowd”.

Brownsville shooting. Video by Diego Luzuriaga for licensing

Around 2:20am in Tremont section of The Bronx, an 18-year-old and 19-year-old were shot, police confirmed.

The 18-year-old victim was shot to the leg and pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital, while the 19-year-old victim was shot in the hip and is in stable condition, officials said.

Morris Avenue shooting. Video by Dakota Santiago to license

Around 11pm, a 31-year-old male was left critical after stabbing near Riverside Drive and West 158th Street in Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. The victim was rushed to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. No arrests.

Riverside Drive stabbing. Video by Dakota Santiago to license

Around 1:25am, a 30-year-old victim was shot and killed outside a building on Vermilyea Avenue, Bronx.

Police found the male victim with a gunshot wound to the face. Victim was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Vermilyea Avenue shooting. Video by Dakota Santiago to license

Shootings rang through the night in parts of NYC such is Jamaica Queens, Coney Island, Bronx and Brooklyn.

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