At least 21 people shot in NYC over the weekend - New York News

At least 21 people shot in NYC over the weekend

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MYFOXNY.COM/AP - At least 21 people were shot across New York City over the weekend: Nine in Brooklyn, five in Manhattan, five in the Bronx, one in Queens, and one on Staten Island.

The NYPD released a surveillance photo of the suspect in a shooting in Coney Island. Police say the gunman shot a 10-year-old boy above the knee and a 25-year-old in the stomach Saturday night on Mermaid Avenue. Both are in stable condition.

Two other shootings were in Brownsville section of Brooklyn, including one on Tapscott Street that killed a 28-year-old man.

About 600 new officers are graduating from the Police Academy on Monday. They will partner with veteran officers and sent out to target the most violent, crime-ridden neighborhoods.

Anyone who may recognize the man in the surveillance photo is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

The Associated Press contribued to this report.

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