Editor’s Note: Isn’t gun control supposed to stop this? Isn’t gun control supposed to keep guns out of the hands of bad people? Gun control is not the answer when you’ve got criminals already breaking the laws to buy guns.
Four people were killed and another 19 were injured in a wave of shootings over the weekend that touched all five of New York City’s boroughs.
Brooklyn saw the most bloodshed, with 11 people hurt in seven separate shootings, police say. Five people each were shot in Manhattan and the Bronx. There was also one shooting each in Queens and Staten Island.
On Saturday in Queens, a man was fatally shot in the head. Then on Sunday, one man in Brooklyn and another in the Bronx were killed. Early Monday, a 55-year-old man died after being shot in the neck in the Bronx.
The injured include a 16-year-old boy who was shot in Harlem, a 10-year-old shot in Brooklyn and a 12-year-old shot in the leg in the Bronx.