Wed Jan 2, 2013, 08:34 PM
onehandle (40,041 posts)
Nine people shot in New York City just five hours into 2013
Washington, Jan. 2 (ANI): Nine people have been shot in the New York City since the city welcomed in 2013, police said. Gunfire first erupted at around 2 a.m., when two people were hit with bullets in separate incidents.
In the first shooting, a 32-year-old man was hit in the stomach and taken to Jacobi Hospital, cops said. He is in stable condition. According to the New York Post, cops added that in the second incidence of gunplay, a 19-year-old boy was shot in the back in Bushwick, Brooklyn. He was rushed to Wyckoff Hospital in stable condition.
Police said that at around 3 a.m. a 24-year-old man was popped in the buttocks after a fight broke out between a large group near Jerome Avenue and West Fordham Road in the Bronx. He was taken to Columbia University Medical Center. Cops said that the investigation is ongoing, though the victim has been uncooperative with investigation.
At 4:30 a.m., a man was shot in both legs at the Queensbridge Houses in Astoria, Queens, cops said. He was taken by private car to New York Hospital Queens and has non-life threatening injuries. On Staten Island, a 42-year-old man was blasted in the stomach on Osgood Avenue at about 4:45 a.m., cops added. His brother picked him up, but he was later loaded into an ambulance and driven to Richmond University Medical Center.
Read more: http://in.news.yahoo.com/nine-people-shot-york-city-just-five-hours-062908901.html
Red State Guns Kill Blue State People.
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Response to onehandle (Reply #4)
Thu Jan 3, 2013, 11:41 AM
kentauros (24,064 posts)
8. So, that's the answer you give when you're factually wrong?
Firearms Manufacturers in the United States
(First number is for those companies still in business. Those in parenthesis are no longer in business.)
"Blue" States = 40 (17)
"Red" States = 34 (5)
Indeterminate = 8 (3)
Foreign = 2
("Indeterminate" means that the information provided wasn't clear on where their HQ was located, or I wasn't reasonably sure of the "red/blue" status of the state.)
I thought this was interesting, too:
John Jovino Gun Shop or the John Jovino Company is a firearms dealer and factory located at 183 Grand Street, in Little Italy in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is the oldest gun retailer in New York City and claims to be the oldest gun shop in the United States.
By the numbers listed above, y'all have a rather large weapons manufacturing footprint in the northeastern states, yet you (or a small minority of y'all) don't seem to want to own that responsibility with regards to who gets the guns (re, your reference to it being the "fault" of "red" states.) Why is that, exactly?
Response to onehandle (Original post)
Thu Jan 3, 2013, 12:56 AM
madville (1,733 posts)
5. Probable that all those guns were illegally in NYC
Possession of all those weapons is probably illegal in NYC. Shooting people is probably illegal there too. So much for strict laws preventing crimes.