NYC Focus on Gangs Drops Annual Shootings Under 1,000

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Shooting total last year was 998, down from 1,138 the year before. Murders fell to 335 from 352. Police cite 900 arrests of gang members as a major factor. Criminologist David Kennedy of John Jay College of Criminal Justice says city is showing that zero tolerance campaigns are not necessary to cut crime . . .

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