At least 150 people have been killed in shelling across the country in the run-up to the Independence Day holiday and festivities.
They were killed in more than 400 shootings. This information was reported by the US media CNN in a report on Tuesday, July 6 quoting the Song Violence Archive.
According to the media, the shootings and casualties took place across the country in the 72 hours from last Friday to Sunday, the day of Independence Day. Although 150 people were reported dead on Tuesday, the list has not yet been finalized and is still being updated.
The number of gun attacks and shootings in various US cities has risen sharply in recent years.
Incidents of gun violence in New York have reached another height. There were 21 shootings from last Friday to Sunday. The total number of casualties is 26.
However, the number of attacks has decreased compared to the same period last year. The New York Police Department says 30 people were killed in 25 shootings in New York at this time in 2020.
News Room, July 07,2021