At least 41 people were injured and at least nine killed following a troubling spike of shootings in the Big Apple across the holiday weekend. A spokesperson for the NYPD said the majority of the incidents occurred within a 15-hour time period.
Shootings in New York City have doubled every week for the last three weeks. In the last seven days alone, the city has experienced a 142 percent surge in shootings compared to the same time period last year.
[…][…]A total of 63 people were injured and 17 killed in the Windy City from Thursday afternoon to Sunday 6am.[…]In Detroit two people were killed and five were injured in gun violence over the holiday weekend.
In St. Louis, three people were killed and 11 injured across a 15 hour period. Four of the injured victims were children.