I have children. Can you imagine? The first homicide of the year happened Sunday night, and a year-old turned himself for the crime. The perpetrator asked him if he had a gun. Prosecutor Cummings has been prosecuting these cases for more than a decade.
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The spike in gun violence that has rattled New York City has particularly impacted the city's youth with children, teens, and those in their early 20s becoming victims, according to NYPD statistics requested by News 4. From Jan. The most recent victims included a 1-year-old baby. Additionally, there have been shooting victims ages during the same period this year versus in When it comes to young adults ages , the NYPD statistics show that have been shot this year, compared to during the same period last year.
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Just a few weeks ago, my dad was on the porch when a random man pulled up on our block in my Philly neighborhood and started shooting. There were kids playing on the street, neighbors trimming their hedges, when suddenly bullets went flying in every direction, because this particular shooter had bad aim. My father ran back in the house after the first shot was fired in an attempt to take cover.