New York City Has Deadly Weekend Following Violent Crime Drop...

New York saw a spate of killings over the weekend, days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a drop in fatal shootings and stabbings since the start of summer in some of the city's high-crime neighborhoods. Six men between the ages of 20 and 56 were shot or stabbed to death in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx between late on Friday and early Sunday, the New York City Police Department said. The Summer All Out program, which sends 330 extra patrol officers to 10 precincts and public housing complexes in the four boroughs outside of Manhattan for three summer months, was deployed a month early this year. As of Sunday, New York registered 186 homicides since January 1, up from 169 in the same period the year before, police said.



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