A ten-year-old boy was killed and a person was injured in a capturing on Saturday night at a home in Queens, the New York Police Division mentioned.
The capturing was reported after 9:30 p.m. at a home on Seaside forty fifth Avenue within the Edgemere neighborhood of the Rockaways, a police spokesman mentioned. The boy was taken to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless from a gunshot to the abdomen.
The person, 29, was shot within the shoulder. Additional particulars concerning the incident weren’t instantly accessible.
The police mentioned one other youngster, a 12-year-old woman, and a person have been shot earlier Saturday in an unrelated incident within the Bronx. The woman, who was visiting from New Jersey, was hit within the ankle and the person, 25, was shot within the chest shortly earlier than 6 p.m. exterior a constructing close to East 171st Avenue and Wythe Place.
Each have been handled at BronxCare Well being System, the police spokesman mentioned. Details about their circumstances was not instantly accessible.
The shootings got here amid a spike in gun violence in New York and different main cities. By way of the tip of Might, the town has had 173 homicides in 2021, an 18 % enhance over the primary 5 months of 2020, based on police statistics.