July 4th weekend rages on in NYC with five fatally shot

The 4th of July weekend bloodshed in New York City continued Sunday night as at least seven people were shot, five fatally, in a span of about three hours, police said.

The first murder, which police were notified of at 5:47 p.m., claimed the life of a 21-year-old man in Brownsville, Brooklyn, cops said.

The scene of a fatal shooting in Manhattan early Sunday morning.

The victim was found with a gunshot wound outside a building on Christopher Avenue near Pitkin Avenue. He was taken to a Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center and pronounced dead, police said.

Three minutes later, police received another call of a person shot in the Claremont section of The Bronx.

There, a 29-year-old man was later discovered by emergency responders with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was declared dead.

306 East 171 street at College Avenue in the Bronx.

At about 6:45 p.m. in Harlem, a 15-year-old boy was shot outside a building on Madison Avenue near East 111th street, cops said. He was taken to an area hospital and is expected to survive.

Just after 8 p.m., three men were shot inside 306 East 171st Street in The Bronx — two blocks away from the earlier fatal shooting.

The scene of a fatal shooting at 109 Christopher Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.

A 22-year-old man who was shot to the chest, and a 27-year-old man who took a bullet to the neck were pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital, police said.

The other victim, a 29-year-old, was shot in the arm. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

On Staten Island at about 8:47 p.m., police found a 45-year-old man shot to the head in a building on Gordon Street in Stapleton, according to police.

The shootings extended a violent weekend in The Big Apple, where 39 people were shot, three fatally, between midnight Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, sources said.

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