Woman’s neck grazed by bullet on basketball court in spate of NYC shootings

A man was shot dead in The Bronx and a woman’s neck was grazed by a bullet on a Manhattan basketball court in a spate of gun violence Friday, police said.

In the most recent incident, three people opened fire on a group at the King Towers Basketball Court on Lenox Avenue and 113th Street in Harlem just before 6 p.m., the NYPD and police sources said.

A 25-year-old woman was grazed in the neck by a bullet. She was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she was expected to recover, according to cops and the sources.

The perps, two of them on CitiBikes, fled north on Lenox Avenue, the sources said.

Hours earlier, a 36-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds was found lying unconscious next to 593 Oak Terrace in Mott Haven just after 4 p.m., the NYPD said.

Police do not know what happened surrounding the Bronx killing.
The grisly scene of a shooting in Mott Haven, Bronx, on June 11, 2021.
Peter Gerber
Officials at Lincoln Hospital said the 36-year-old had died from the shooting.
Officials at Lincoln Hospital said the 36-year-old shooting victim died from his wounds.
Peter Gerber
The woman who was shot in the neck is expected to survive her wounds.
The woman who was shot in the neck is expected to survive her wounds.
Robert Miller

He was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital, and the circumstances of the murder are unclear, according to police.

At around the same time in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a 21-year-old man was shot in the chest, cops said.

The attack happened at 46th Street and 6th Avenue around 4 p.m.

The suspects in the Harlem shooting fled north, sources told The Post.
The suspects in the Harlem shooting fled north, sources told The Post.
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She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital after being hit by the bullet.
The Harlem shooting victim was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital.
Peter Gerber
A 21-year-old was hit in the chest with a bullet in Brooklyn.
A 21-year-old was hit in the chest with a bullet in Brooklyn and is now in recovery.
Wayne Carrington

Two suspects got into a white Honda Civic and fled the broad-daylight shooting scene, police said.

The victim was taken to Maimonides Hospital, where he was recovering, cops said.

The shootings came after three earlier incidents of gunplay left two men dead and another wounded early on Friday morning.

Metro | New York Post

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