Police in New York City and Chicago are reporting another wave of weekend violence.
A spokesperson for the New York City Police Department told Fox News that there were at least 16 shooting incidents and 5 homicides in the Big Apple just on Friday and Saturday.
Shooting incidents in New York City are up 68% year-to-date, according to the latest NYPD crime data, with a total of 602 incidents reported compared to 358 as of the same period in 2020. Within the past month alone, shootings incidents are up about 31%, with a total of 153 incidents reported compared to 116 incidents reported during the same period in 2020.
Meanwhile, police in Chicago said at least three people were killed and 45 injured in 32 shootings across the city over the weekend. Read more…