Wave of Shootings Accompanies NYC Heat Wave
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police are investigating a wave of gun violence that coincided with the early spring heat wave.
Fourteen people were shot in eight incidents over the weekend.
In Harlem, a 13-year-old boy was shot in the head as hundreds of teens gathered on a corner at around 1:20 a.m. Sunday. Two others, including a correction officer, were hit in the legs and expected to recover.
In The Bronx, a man was shot in the head and listed in critical condition. Another man was shot four times in The Bronx and isn't expected to survive. Another Bronx man died after he apparently was shot accidentally while handling a gun on the street.
Eight other people, including four under 18, were shot in The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.
But Mayor Bloomberg would like to remind you that crime is down.