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