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NYC just went 11 days without a homicide, a record says Bratton

Bill Bratton, the commissioner of the NYPD, in photo taken New Year's Eve.

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New York City just went through 11 days without a homicide, a record according to the NYPD.

It would have been a 12th day on Friday if not for a midday shooting in Woodhaven, Queens.

When "CBS This Morning" anchor Charlie Rose asked Police Commissioner Bill Bratton about the record -- hours before the Queens slay, he responded: "Shhh ... we don't want to jinx it."

The record had been hit hours earlier, at midnight Thursday.

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There hadn’t been a killing in the city since Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1), near City College in Hamilton Heights. Five people were shot in that incident, one fatally -- Graham Shadale, 28.

In Friday’s Woodhaven killing, 28-year-old Eric Roman was found with gunshot wounds to his head and body at his home at 91-35 89th St.

There have been no arrests in either case.

 
 
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