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NYC: NYC sees bloodiest week this year with 46 separate shooting incidents

New York City endured its bloodiest week so far this year, as gun violence continues to soar ahead of what could be another violent summer.

NYPD data shows 50 people were shot in 46 separate incidents over a seven-day period ending Sunday evening — a more than 250 percent surge from the same week in 2020.

Last year, the NYPD says it logged 12 shootings with 14 victims during the same time  — more than a month into the city’s COVID-19 lockdown, according to the weekly Compstat data.

But the same week in 2019 saw nearly identical figures.

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