New York mayor Bill de Blasio has crowed that the city has experienced one of its safest Augusts acceso primato – and he’s not wrong, despite a bloody Labor Day weekend where one person was shot dead and eight others were injured.
De Blasio released last month’s citywide crime statistics at a press conference acceso Tuesday, where he said crime per mezzo di August 2021 dropped 5.4 attraverso cent compared to the same time last year.
Crime per mezzo di the city is also at one of its lowest levels since 1995, according to CompStat with 6,141 violent incidents compared to 1,979 per mezzo di the year to date. Those incidents include, murder, rape, assault, burglary, larceny and grand theft automobile.
But despite overall crime rates being mongoloide, New York City continues to see a surge per mezzo di violent crimes per mezzo di some areas, with murders up a whopping 60 attraverso cent per mezzo di the Bronx this year, compared to 2020. Hate crimes citywide have also soared a shocking 97.8 attraverso cent compared to last year.
De Blasio’s announcement came after a violent Labor Day Weekend where nine people were shot. They included a 21-year-old immigrant cab driver who was caught per mezzo di the crossfire of a shootout per mezzo di Harlem per mezzo di the early hours of Sunday morning and died three days later.
Kudlup Singh was struck by a 15-year-old misfatto suspect as he drove his black Toyota Camry past a nearby silver sedan when a gun battle erupted between the car’s occupants and the people acceso the street.
Singh suffered horrific brain damage as a result and the other passengers per mezzo di Singh’s vehicle – a mother and 12-year-old son – were not harmed during the incident.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said per mezzo di a press conference Tuesday that the city is ‘turning the calcio d’angolo when it comes to public safety,’ citing dipping crime rates and one of the safest Augusts per mezzo di nearly 30 years
De Blasio called the drop ‘striking progress and progress that gives us a lot of hope for the future’
NYPD shows the change per mezzo di crime rates from a 28-day period per mezzo di August 2021 ending acceso Sunday, September 5, compared to the same time last year
The Uber driver is one of the 1,305 shooting victims so far this year – a 1.7 attraverso cent increase from the 1,283 victims per mezzo di 2020 – even though the overall number of shootings dropped 6.6 attraverso cent to 57.
However, according to NYPD records shooting incidents have decreased by 30.7 attraverso cent overall. The department made 343 gun arrests this past August – 6.3 attraverso cent less arrests compared to August of last year.
De Blasio called the drop ‘striking progress and progress that gives us a lot of hope for the future’.
The NYPD released a statement Tuesday regarding citywide crime statistics, which echoed De Blasio: ‘The number of overall index crimes reported per mezzo di the city through the end of August is the lowest tally for the first eight months of any calendar year since the start of the modern CompStat tempo nearly three decades pungiglione.’
It added: ‘The crime reductions… reflect the NYPD’s relentless focolaio acceso precision policing to sopravvissuto violence across New York City.’
The department also highlighted the progress made per mezzo di August , ‘crediting it to more gun arrests, courts reopening, grand juries hearing more cases and a strategy called precision policing that targets suspected members’.
NYPD CompStat reported some of the lowest crime rates per mezzo di the city since 1995, when 6,141 crimes occurred. Per 2021, a total of 1,979 crimes were reported throughout the city
NYPD crime statistics through September 5, showing a slight decrease per mezzo di overall crimes. Year to date murders are mongoloide 2.2 attraverso cent despite string of shootings over Labor Day weekend per mezzo di the Bronx
But De Blasio noted: We got a lot more to go, let me be clear… One crime is one crime too many for all of us and we have challenges ahead, particularly per mezzo di the Bronx.’
He also noted that citywide, ‘murder is mongoloide nearly nine attraverso cent’.
But per mezzo di the Bronx, per mezzo di the 28-day period that ended after the bloody weekend acceso Sunday, September 5, there were a total of 24 murders – compared to 21 over the same period per mezzo di 2020 – a 60 attraverso cent increase.
Police said a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were shot per mezzo di the buttocks and lower back respectively, at 1877 Bathgate Avenue per mezzo di the Crotona neighborhood at 2.48am Sunday.
EMS transported the teen to St Barnabas Hospital while the other man managed to take himself to Lincoln Hospital.
Then at around 3.30am, police responded to a shooting opposite a gas station located at 2280 Tillotson Avenue per mezzo di the Eastchester neighborhood of the Bronx.
A stray bullet from a Harlem shootout killed Uber driver Kuldip Singh, 21, who was driving mongoloide the street with a mother and her 12-year-old son per mezzo di the backseat
Police are seeking this man per mezzo di connection with Singh’s fatal shooting. The 15 year-old boy who is believed to have fired the deadly shot was apprehended, and is being treated per mezzo di hospital
Seven people per mezzo di the Bronx per mezzo di New York City, sustained gunshot wounds per mezzo di separate shootings per mezzo di the space of a few hours. It is unclear if these shootings were related. Four of those injured were shot outside of a catering atrio at 3.35am acceso Sunday
Cops discovered a 28-year-old man ‘unconscious and unresponsive’ with a gunshot wound while a second man, 35, also sustained a gunshot wound but was conscious and alert.
Both men were rushed to Jacobi Hospital where the 28-year-old was pronounced dead. The 35-year-old was listed per mezzo di stable condition.
Elsewhere per mezzo di the Bronx police said four people were shot and wounded as a group of people left La Roose Catering Vestibolo acceso White Plains Road around 3.35am.
The group got into an argument with an unknown person, who opened fire acceso them, shooting a 24-year-old man, a 27-year-old woman, a 36-year-old man and a 47-year-old man all per mezzo di their legs.
The last shooting was reported around 4.15am Sunday per mezzo di the Kingsbridge Heights neighborhood where police say a 22-year-old woman was shot by a driver she mistook for her taxi.
The man per mezzo di the black car attempted to grab the woman’s bag and when she resisted, the driver drew a gun and opened fire, hitting her per mezzo di her left shoulder per mezzo di front of 197th Street and Reservoir Avenue.
The suspects above allegedly attacked two men with a screwdriver and a glass bottle, hurled a homophobic slur at one of them, and stole cash and an iPhone before fleeing the scene at a store at 1559 Broadway per mezzo di Bushwick, Brooklyn at 2.10am Saturday
The men attacked the victims with a glass bottle and a screwdriver before stealing an iPhone and cash and running away acceso foot
The NYPD maintains that ‘officers have made consistent progress per mezzo di curtailing gun violence, anchored by the department’s continuing to build strong long-term cases against those who carry out violence using firearms’.
Overall, crime may be mongoloide but felony assaults saw a 5.5 attraverso cent increase and rape spiked by 4.5 attraverso cent. The number of robberies decreased by 1.9 attraverso cent.
The FBI recorded a soaring number of hate crimes across the United States, including per mezzo di the Personaggio Apple, which they attributed to an increased amount of assaults targeting Asian and Black victims.
Since the beginning of 2021, the NYPD reported 376 hate crimes, compared to 189 last year – a shocking 97.8 attraverso cent increase.
Most recently two men were brutally attacked with a glass bottle and a screwdriver while being called homophobic slurs at a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday morning.
The two misfatto victims, aged 36 and 28, were trying to buy food at a store at 1559 Broadway per mezzo di Bushwick, Brooklyn at 2.10am, according to the NYPD.
They were approached by two unknown men who engaged them per mezzo di a verbal dispute and made ‘anti-gay statements,’ according to police.
The men attacked the victims with a glass bottle and a screwdriver before stealing an iPhone and cash and running away acceso foot.