One of the most violent summers in recent memory in New York continued on Saturday and into Sunday morning with another round of shootings across four of the five boroughs, killing three people and leaving 17 others injured.
The violence was particularly bad in Queens Village, where there were three separate shootings, one of which resulted in a fatality.
The fatal shooting occurred at about 7:48 p.m. on Aug. 22 during a basketball game at Hillside Avenue and 207th Street in Queens Village.
Cops reported that arriving officers from the 105th Precinct found a 33-year-old man with a bullet wound to the head. He was rushed by EMS to Queens General Hospital, but could not be saved.
In a separate incident, a 20-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were shot in front of 103-07 217th Place in Queens Village. Officers from the 105th Precinct reported that the pair were hit by gunshots fired amid a dispute nearby. The woman was struck in the stomach and the male his in the calf and knee. Both were taken to Jamaica Hospital and were expected to survive their injuries. No further information was given on this case.
A third shooting occurred at 7 a.m. on Aug. 23, when a 30-year-old man was shot at 213th Street and 112th Avenue in Queens Village. Officers from the 105th Precinct reported that the victim was in very critical condition at Franklin Hospital.
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