Sunday, February 28, 2021
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4 killed in separate shootings over 8-hour stretch in NYC

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NEW YORK (AP) — Four men have been killed in a spate of separate shootings in New York City over the course of about eight hours.

The New York Police Department says officers responded to a call in Queens around 4 p.m. Saturday and found 20-year-old Jerrel Lewis with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Around 10 p.m., officers in Brooklyn found a 30-year-old man who had been shot in the chest, while officers in Staten Island found another man in the 30s in a car with a gunshot wound to his head.

Just after midnight Sunday, officers said 27-year-old Yadel Garcia was shot in the back in northern Manhattan, and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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No arrests have been made.

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