New York: As Shootings Increase, N.Y.C Returns to Disputed Tactic: Gang Takedowns

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    As Shootings Increase, N.Y.C Returns to Disputed Tactic: Gang Takedowns

    A father was wounded while shielding his three children from gunfire at a car dealership. A teacher was killed on a morning dog walk when a gunman missed his target. And a baby in his stroller was mortally wounded when two men opened fire on a nighttime cookout. Arrests in all three shootings in recent months show the authorities blamed the same problem in each case: armed street gangs that have contributed to a wave of violence that escalated last summer during the pandemic. The bloodshed has continued this year, wounding over a thousand, killing hundreds and threatening the city’s ...


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