NYC Saw 25-year High in Gun Busts Last Week


The NYPD made more gun busts last week than any other week in the last quarter-century, Commissioner Dermot Shea said Tuesday, a glimmer of hope as shootings continue to surge.

“We hit a 25-year high in gun arrests last week, the most gun arrests we’ve made in a week in 25 years,” the top cop told 1010 WINS.

Department stats show that 160 gun arrests were made between Aug. 31 and Sept. 6 — not only a 25-year high, but more than double the 72 such collars in the same period last year.

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