The number of shootings in the metropolis have risen in the past few weeks. In the first six months of the year, according to the New York police Department 585 incidents with shots, last year there were 381. While 181 people were killed, compared to 147 in the previous year. Around a third of the shootings fell this year alone to June. Among other things, died in the past few weeks, a 15-year-old Teenager and a man, crossed with his six-year-old daughter in the street.
mayor de Blasio promised to take a tougher stance and gave the Corona-crisis and its impact on the people the blame. Other politicians saw the guilt in the reforms of the police and the justice system. So, among other things, a lot of prison inmates, for example, only a small remainder of the sentence had been due to the Coronavirus pandemic, early release. Other politicians complained about insufficient work of the New York police Department.Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 19:19