Separate Shooting Incidents in New York Region Leave 7 Dead and 21 Injured

Separate Shooting Incidents in New York Region Leave 7 Dead and 21 Injured

Brownsville : TX : USA | Jun 20, 2011 at 10:05 PM PDT
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This weekend emerged as a week of violent in the New York region. It has been reported that in ten shooting incidents, seven people were killed and other 21 were injured in this weekend.

Four people were found dead in Long Island pharmacy, on Sunday. The incident was believed to have happened at the time of robbery at Haven Drugs after the pharmacy opened for its business.

The people in parking lot heard the gunshots and called police, says the Suffolk County police. When authorities arrived at the pharmacy, they found four people dead including one pharmacist, one sales clerk, and two customers. This deadly shooting was the fifth in a string of unrelated shootings in the New York area over the weekend.

On early Saturday morning, a gunman fired wildly in the party in East New York. In this firing, one was killed and eight others were injured badly.

Saturday night, a barbeque turned deadly in Brownsville, Brooklyn when Jerry Armstrong, 45, was shot and killed. In Marine Park, Brooklyn, three teenagers were shot early Sunday morning, just after midnight. About four hours later, in East New York, Brooklyn, a Queens man who was visiting his relatives, was shot six times and died at the scene.

Five more shootings took place in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan on Saturday and Sunday. It was a violent and deadly nights on New York region this weekend.

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Surya Gaire is based in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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