“It has been nearly a 1/4 century since NYC experienced as much gun violence in the month of June as it has seen this year. The city logged 125 shootings in the first 3 weeks of the month, more than double the number recorded over the same period last yr”
"It has been nearly a quarter century since New York City experienced as much gun violence in the month of June as it has seen this year." The crime drop was so vital to the city. Maybe just a blip but still horrifying...
I'd urge reading this NYT article in its entirety: "Gun Violence Spikes in NYC" They attribute the unprecedented spike in gun violence to summer. Finally, the cause has been identified.