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Gun Violence in The Bronx

As the sky dimmed, Angellyh Yambo watched for snow flurries from her window in the South Bronx. The biggest event of her life — her Sweet 16 — was due to start in a few hours. She had planned every detail, except for the blizzard that was now swirling toward New York City in late January, a storm so vast that the governor had declared a state of emergency. READ MORE

-By Andrea Elliott / NY Times

Federal Lawsuit Against Online Retailers Selling Deadly Ghost Gun Components into New York City

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Corporation Counsel Sylvia Hinds-Radix today announced a lawsuit against five online retailers that have and continue to illegally sell and deliver gun components that are used to assemble illegal… READ MORE


Slain Bronx teen was ‘beautiful soul,’ distraught family and friends say

The 16-year-old girl who was shot dead Friday after getting caught in the crossfire of a gunfight near her South Bronx high school was a straight A-student and a “beautiful soul,” her grieving aunts told The Post. READ MORE

– By Steven Vago, Joe Marino and Jesse O’Neill NY / NY POST

Facing rising crime, Biden implements new federal regulation on ghost guns

16-year-old Angellyh Yambo was killed near her high school in New York. Police say a teenage suspect killed Angellyh and wounded two others with a ghost gun. Today, President Biden displayed a ghost gun assembly kit while announcing new federal actions to ban the manufacturing of unlicensed gun kits and require federally licensed gun dealers to add serial numbers to existing weapon stock. READ MORE

Funeral today for 16-year-old Angellyh Yambo, as federal and local officials vow crackdown on ghost guns

NEW YORK — A 16-year-old girl will be laid to rest Tuesday after she was struck and killed by a stray bullet that came from a ghost gun.

The weapons are being found at crime scenes across the nation at an alarming rate, and now President Joe Biden is implementing a new rule he says will stop the wave and save lives. READ MORE


Bronx district attorney urges credit card companies to cut ties with ghost gun sellers

BRONX, New York (WABC) — In an effort to keep illegal and untraceable ghost guns off New York City streets, the Bronx district attorney is pleading for major credit card companies to stop doing business with ghost gun sellers.

Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark shared a letter she sent this week to both Mastercard and Visa, urging them to cut ties with ghost gun manufacturers. READ MORE


‘Stand Up For Angellyh’ march against gun violence

‘Stand Up For Angellyh’ march against gun violence attended by students, family members, and local politicians to honor Angellyh Yambo on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in the Bronx. Yambo was struck by a stray bullet while walking home from the school in April. Hundreds participated in the march calling for an end to rising gun violence in the city and country. READ MORE

Untraceable ‘ghost guns’ hit NYC streets in record numbers

The number of ghost guns recovered in New York City this year has surged 75 percent compared to last — shattering all previous records and accounting for nearly half of all untraceable firearms confiscated in the state, data reviewed by The Post has found.

So far, there have been 356 ghost guns seized by the NYPD — 150 more than were recovered at this time last year. In 2018 the NYPD confiscated just 17 ghost guns. READ MORE

– By Jacob Geanous / New York Post

Al Sharpton, prominent NYC leaders gather at Harlem ‘Public Safety Summit’

A major summit, organized by Rev. Al Sharpton, is underway at the National Action Network in an effort to fight crime in New York City.

“It doesn’t matter how old you are. If you are old enough to have a gun, you are old enough to face whatever it is that you got to face because families are being destroyed,” said Yaneli Henriquez, the mother of a shooting victim.



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