NYC – Number of Shooting Victims Spiking Citywide


    The number of shootings and shooting victims is spiking citywide, Police Department statistics indicate.

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    The number of shooting incidents increased 4.4% to 1,454 as of Sunday. Last year at the same point in the year, there were 1,392. The number of shooting victims increased to 1,744 from 1,679, a 3.8% boost.

    Despite the increase in shootings, the number of reported murders dropped to 508 from 542, a 6.2% decrease, for the first 11 1/2 months of the year. Gun arrests rose to 3,126 from 2,853, a 9.5% gain.

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