- One teen was fatally shot and another stabbed during a fight outside the Yonkers NY Portuguese-American Club. Police have made one arrest. They still seek the shooter.
- Two 18-year-old men were shot to death in Newark NJ in daylight hours. One of the men (right) was said to be looking to end his affiliation with a local gang.
- A 17-year-old high school student was stabbed by a butcher's knife during a gang brawl on a subway car. He is expected to survive the injury. Though two police officers were nearby at the time of the fight, the suspects managed to get away on foot.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Gang violence in NY
Video reports from CBS-TV in New York look at three regional incidents of gang-related violence over the past few days:
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