Shooting incidents happened across NYC on May 15 between 4 p.m. and midnight, leaving 11 people injured with two fatalities.
The first shooting happened outside the Eastchester Gardens housing complex in the Allerton area of the borough shortly after 4 p.m.
According to police, two teenaged boys were standing on the street when a gray vehicle approached, and shots were fired from inside the vehicle.
Both teenagers were struck in the right legs. They were admitted to Jacobi Medical Center with non-life-threatening wounds.
A 17-year-old teenager Armanis Valdez was killed and four others wounded after gunfire broke out at Claremont Park behind McDonald’s at 1625 Webster Avenue after 9 p.m.
Valdez was found shot in his chest, lying unresponsive and unconscious. He was then taken to BronxCare Health System, where he was pronounced dead.
Four other victims include a 31-year-old man shot in the left leg, a 28-year-old woman shot in the right leg, a 25-year-old man shot twice in the right leg, and a 24-year-old man shot in the right buttock and left leg.
In another incident, Shawn Spencer, 41, was shot in his leg during a conflict with Abdoulahi Dialloand, 25, and Tawania Thomas, 27. The incident happened at a 7-11 convenience store on 8th Avenue and 37th Street around 11.30p.m
According to investigators, Abdoulahi Dialloand and Tawania Thomas were apprehended and face charges after police discovered a pistol.
A man was shot and taken to Lincoln Hospital. The shooting took place at 168th Street and University Avenue.
Another victim was shot and killed at 2579 Decatur Avenue, steps away from Fordham University, the New York Post reported.
An unknown source told the New York Post that a shot was fired on Beach 56th Street, Far Rockaway, which injured one woman.
Sadly this is not even up there with shootings on weekends in New York. It’s an all-to-frequent occurrence.