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New York City Guns

NYPD Boosts Patrols After Bloody Weekend

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.03.2013 | New York

Responding to a bloody weekend in which seven people were killed and more than two dozen were shot, the NYPD on Monday beefed up police staffing at pu...

25 Shot In 48 Hours In NYC, Six Dead

Posted 06.03.2013 | New York

A bloody weekend of gun violence in New York City has left six people dead. In just 48 hours, 25 people across four boroughs were shot, CBS reports. ...

Teen Girl On Bus Killed By Random Gunfire

| Posted 07.19.2013 | New York

By Janon Fisher NEW YORK CITY — A 14-year-old girl was shot and killed while riding the bus Saturday night, police said. Daja Robinson, of Sout...

Tourist Arrested After Ditching Gun Before Visiting 9/11 Memorial

| Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

By Irene Plagianos, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A North Carolina man accused of leaving a loaded handgun under a chair cushion...

NYC Teachers' Pension Fund Divests From Gun Makers

AP | Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The $46.6 billion pension fund for New York City schoolteachers has sold its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition, city o...

Off-Duty 911 Operator Helps Cops Bust Gun-Toting Teen

DNAinfo | Posted 01.23.2013 | New York

RICHMOND TERRACE — An off-duty NYPD 911 operator found herself on the wrong side of an emergency Wednesday when she spotted a gun-toting teen on a S...

Cop Fatally Shoots Armed Man During Prostitution Sting

| Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg, Dan Rivoli RED HOOK — An NYPD sergeant shot and killed an armed man during a prostitution sting in Red Hook Thursday night, p...

15-Year-Old Arrested In Shooting That Injured Four

Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

BROOKLYN — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting on a crowded Brownsville playground earlier this week that wounded four teenagers, th...

Stop-And-Frisks Aren't Pulling More Guns Off The Streets

| Posted 08.16.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor NEW YORK CITY — The number of guns taken off the street by the NYPD has dropped duri...

NYC Suicide Rate Half The National Average

Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

The suicide rate in New York City is almost half the national average, a new Health Department report reveals. There are now six suicides per 100,000 ...