One dead, five injured in unrelated weekend shootings across NYC - Metro US

One dead, five injured in unrelated weekend shootings across NYC


Police across three boroughs responded to at least six shootings within less than 12 hours of each other over the weekend.

Early Sunday, cops responded to a call that a man was shot in Fordham Heights in front of a deli on Jerome Avenue.

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The man, who was not identified by Sunday afternoon, was shot in his chest by an unknown shooter.

Police said emergency workers rushed the 46-year-old man to St. Barnabas Hospital as soon as possible, but doctors pronounced him dead shorty after arriving.

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Authorities said the investigation was ongoing and no one had yet been arrested.

Meanwhile, in Queens, two men were wounded after a shooting in a home in Bayside at 28th Avenue and 213th Street. Both men were shot at around midnight.

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NYPD said one victim, a 27-year-old man, was taken to New York Hospital Queens in critical condition, while a 23-year-old man was rushed to North Shore University Hospital in stable condition.

Officials also reported an unrelated shooting along the Rockaway Parkway near Canarsie at around the same time.

Minutes earlier and across the East River, a man was shot in his leg while in East Harlem on First Avenue and East 118th Street at around 11:20 p.m. Police said he was expected to survive.

Cops then said a Brooklyn woman shot her husband in his stomach on Brooklyn on Saturday night. The wife allegedly shot the man in their Williamsburg apartment at around 11:40 p.m. in what police described as domestic violence dispute.

The woman was arrested after paramedics rushed the husband to Bellevue Hospital, where he was treated and is also expected to survive.

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