New York City goes 12 days without a homicide — a modern record

How strangely unusual-many cities would consider one homicide every twelve days a dangerous trend….Only in New York

WTKR.com

NEW YORK (CNN) — New York City’s longest recorded homicide-free streak ended late Friday night, when a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times just before midnight.

Eric Roman was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his head, hand and leg and died Saturday, according to the New York Police Department.

New York City had gone 12 days without a homicide, its longest stretch on modern record, police said Monday.

The last reported homicide was February 1, Super Bowl Sunday, in Upper Manhattan, police said.

That day, police responded to a 911 call about multiple shots being fired and found five individuals with gunshot wounds, the NYPD said. One of those five, Graham Shadale, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not yet made arrests in either case and both investigations are ongoing, officials said.

The streak has been the longest since the…

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