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Shooting surged over the weekend of July 4, 2022 compared to 2021, NYPD data show

Police said more than 50 people were shot dead by Big Apple on the weekend of July 4. This includes victims of 21 gun violence on Independence Day alone.

The number of 52 shooting victims from Friday to Monday increased by 62.5% from the same period last year when 32 people were injured in shootings throughout the city, data provided by the NYPD show. I am. 

Thirteen people were shot dead on July 4, 2021, but 21 people were shot on Monday. 

NYPD at the scene of a shooting in the Bronx on July 4, 2022.
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Surveillance footage of the shooting at a deli in East New York on the night of July 4, 2022.
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Police at the scene of the shooting outside of Dior Boutique in Soho on July 4, 2022.
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Nine People were shot dead on Sunday, compared to five on the same day last year. A total of 16 people were killed in the shooting on Saturday, twice the number of shots that day in 2021. The same six people were shot dead on Friday, the same as last year.

Bloody weekend includes a shootout in Bodega, where two men died and a third was seriously injured in eastern New York just before the end of July 4th. It was. According to police, all three victims were in possession of firearms at Rolling Avenue Raspberry Deli Corporation. 

Previously, the bullet flew outside the Dior boutique in the fashionable Manhattan district of SoHo, injuring a 27-year-old boyfriend of a NYPD employee. Said the police.