(Tea Party 247) – New York City is becoming the next St. Louis, one of the most violent cities in the country. While the city has always had it’s fair share of crime, as any major urban area would, it is now seeing violent crime rates akin to gun crimes hotbed St. Louis.
Gun violence is up 358% since last June and The New York Times reported Tuesday that “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 NYT said that Tuesday, before a violent weekend in which 11 people were shot across the city in less than 12 hours as of early Sunday morning.
(Surely unconstitutional and absurd coronavirus scamdemic lockdowns have nothing to do with it.)
The New York Post has the details:
Eleven people were shot in less than 12 hours across New York City as of early Sunday morning, law-enforcement sources told The Post.
The victims were wounded during eight shootings in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Manhattan between 5:30 p.m. Saturday and about 5 a.m. Sunday, sources said.
Most were expected to survive, but a 30-year-old woman who was shot in the head was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue in Manhattan, where she was in grave condition, sources said.
In at least three incidents, the victims refused to cooperate with the NYPD after being wounded, sources said.
The spree of gunfire brought the number of shootings since Monday to 59, with a total 81 people shot, including six murders.
By comparison, there were nine murders but just 26 shootings for the entire week during the same time last year, sources said.
Not only are people growing increasingly anxious over the “new normal” under which we are all being forced to live in America, the no-longer land of the free, but the leftist mainstream media agitators are giving everything they’ve got into manufacturing an ugly race war. Tensions are already at all-time highs in these truly unprecedented times across the nation but then when you add to all of that New York City’s abysmal criminal justice reforms, it creates the perfect storm for violent crime.
The explosion in gun violence dovetails with the disbanding of NYPD anti-crime units, a decision that means around 600 plainclothes officers will be taken off targeted raids and reassigned.
A retiring NYPD detective, speaking anonymously with the NY Post, recently warned that the move will “be the demise” of New York City.
Anti-crime guys are the guys are the guys who the real bad guys are looking out for. Anti-crime guys are going to drive around in not just unmarked cars. They’ll come around in other cars, rentals that the city gets that you wouldn’t think are police cars.” the detective noted.
“When you’re a really bad guy, and I’m talking about really bad guys, who won’t think twice about taking another life. When they step out of the car, those were the cops who they are afraid of,” he urged.
The detective blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying that he has “absolutely no idea what policing is,” after he caved to the woke mob and embraced the “Defund the Police” movement.
Mayor de Blasio has blood on his hands. This is a foreshadowing of what the entire country will devolve into if radical leftist anarchists get their way.