No longer willing to play second fiddle to Chicago, New York has re-entered the race to sit atop the infamous list of most dangerous cities.
NEW YORK, New York — Twenty people have been shot and one victim has died after shootings in NYC since Friday.
While it is still too early to tell how successful Mayor De Blasio will be in his quest to retake the mantle from Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel, it appears his policies to remove law and order are unleashing the strongest villains amid his societal construct.
[…] More than a dozen people were wounded Saturday night alone in NYC.
The rise in violence comes as Mayor de Blasio ends ‘stop and frisk’ practices, others blame warmer weather.
According to CBS New York, Saturday’s shootings wounded eight people in the Bronx, three in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan. (link)
However, “not so fast” says the windy city, due to a late day surge of violence on Sunday – Mayor Emanuel was able to nip the fast-approaching team De Blasio as the “Gun Free Zone” challenge continues:
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) – Three people were killed 21 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday afternoon, police said.
The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man thought to be in his 20s were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne when a someone with a gun got out of a car and opened fire. The woman was struck in the head and the man was shot repeatedly, police said. (read more)