At least five people — including two teens — were shot early Friday, the latest victims of a shooting surge that has recently gripped the city, cops said.
Someone fired a round at a 41-year-old man as he opened his door on Hoe Avenue near Aldus Street in the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx just before 5 a.m., police said.
He was taken to Lincoln Medical Center for a gunshot wound to his leg.
In Queens, a 31-year-old man was shot in the leg at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 84th Street around 4:40 a.m., cops said.
He was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
And around 12:30 a.m., two men, aged 18 and 20, and a 19-year-old woman were shot on 230th Street near 146th Avenue in Jamaica, cops said.
The younger man was taken to Mount Sinai South Nassau for a gunshot wound to his leg, and the older victim, who was struck in his torso and leg, went to Jamaica Hospital for treatment.
The female victim walked into the same hospital for a graze wound to her back.
All three suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
On Thursday, the city saw a total of six shootings with six victims, according to a preliminary figure released by the NYPD.
On that day in 2019, which was a Tuesday, there were four incidents with four victims, authorities said.
Source: New York Post
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