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Woman mortally wounded in Bronx Crossfire

A 61-year- an elderly woman was mortally wounded on Monday night in Bronx, caught in crossfire after two groups of men started arguing around with guns drawn- said the police.

The woman, identified by police as Juan Esperanza Soriano De Perdomo, was shot and killed. in in back on East 188th Street Deputy Chief Eric Hernandez told reporters on news conference late Monday. The preliminary investigation confirmed that the shooting was carried out from the same street where the armed men quarreled, he said.

“We are not yet know what this dispute was about, but we do know that an innocent bystander has died,” said NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell.

Ms Soriano De Perdomo joins gloomy list of injured and killed bystanders during the surge of shooting in the era of the pandemic in in city this shows little sign of subsides. Last month 3-yearthe old woman was shot dead in hand outside Kindergarten in Brooklyn. In January, an 11-month-old girl was wounded by a stray bullet. in Bronx.

Last week, Cade Levin, a 12 year old man, was shot dead by a stray bullet. in Brooklyn for food with his family in parked car.

there were no arrests made in this killing or the latest one because of early Tuesday.

officers who I arrived in Bronx shortly after 7 p.m. on Monday tried to resuscitate Ms Soriano De Perdomo using CPR She was announced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital, Chief Hernandez said on news conference.

“This is a tragic case,” he said. “This man was just walking down in street. She did not participate in this controversy in general.

New York experienced a surge in gun violence over in past two years, which reflected a similar one across the United States. Violence in New York basically happened in low income areas with predominantly black and Hispanic. This increased the anxiety of some residents. public safety and experienced campaign mayor eric adams promise, who took office in start of a year to calm their fears.

Last July 13yearthe old man was killed outside cafe in the bronx in what the police believed was a gang shooting. In November, also in The Bronx, two police sentences were shot in but gun battle when responding to a report of Man with weapon. As well as in In January, a police officer was injured during a fight. with armed teenager in Bronx. The police reported that 16-year- The old ones had bandit connections.

IN one weekend last month, 29 people were shot across the city, including two patrons in a bar in Queens, man on subway platform in Brooklyn and man killed after altercation in Bronx.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
Tyler is working as the Author at World Weekly News. He has a love for writing and have been writing for a few years now as a free-lancer.

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