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16 shootings, including 1 dead, in NYC within 7-hour span

New York City Police Department (NYPD) patrol car. (Pxhere/Released)
July 31, 2018

Over the weekend in Gotham, 10 incidents resulted in 16 separate shootings, including one fatality, within a 7-hour span.

The trail of carnage began at 9:43 p.m. on Saturday night in the Bronx at the corner of West 166th Street and Nelson Avenue when a lone gunman driving a black sedan fired six rounds, The New York Post reported.

He hit two young men — an 18-year-old struck in the shoulder, and a 20-year-old in the eye and abdomen.

Shortly after, an 18-year-old man was shot in the chest at Brooklyn’s Gravesend Houses.

At 10:26 p.m., a 26-year-old was shot in the leg in Brooklyn.

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At 10:35 p.m. again in Brooklyn, a 15-year-old was shot in the ankle.

The violence continued early Sunday morning. At 1:02 a.m. in Queens, a 22-year-old was shot in the leg.

At 1:09 a.m., a 39-year-old man suffered four shots to his back at Astoria’s Ravenswood Houses.

Around 1:28 a.m., 21-year-old Rashawn Pope was fatally shot in the chest at the corner of West 125th Street and 12th Avenue in Harlem. Pope was pronounced dead at 2:06 a.m., according to police.

Around the same time, three men were shot on Brooklyn’s Fulton Street when a barrage of bullets sprayed the area.

At 2:22 a.m., two people at a house party were grazed by stray bullets while standing at the corner of Wickham and Givan avenues in the Bronx.

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At 4:22 a.m, a 29-year-old and a 37-year-old were each shot in the leg near 180th Street and Baisley Boulevard.

At 11 a.m., police say an intoxicated man stabbed his girlfriend’s 24-year-old son in the neck inside the woman’s Bronx apartment.