At least 13 people were shot dead in New York in bloody streak on Independence Day

One person was killed and at least 12 others were injured in a series of shootings in New York during a bloody nine-hour span on Independence Day, police said.

Only the borough of Staten Island was spared the spate of violence that began around 3:10 p.m. in Queens, when a gunman opened fire on a man in his 30s.

The victim was found in the middle of the street in Cambria Heights with a gunshot wound to the hip. He was rushed to Long Island Jewish Hospital in critical but stable condition, the NYPD said.

About two hours later, the boyfriend of an NYPD employee was shot and wounded in Soho while sitting in a gray Honda sedan outside a high-end Dior store, law enforcement sources said.

The 27-year-old was shot in the right armpit and rushed to a nearby hospital by his girlfriend. He is expected to live, police said.

Less than an hour later at 5:50 p.m. in the Bronx, a gunman approached a 24-year-old man near 775 Eagle Ave. in Melrose, shot him in the left leg and fled, the NYPD said.

The victim was at Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

Police investigate the scene of a shooting in Brooklyn.
Wayne Carrington

Then, at the same Bronx police station, an argument between two groups near Pulaski Park erupted at 7:45 p.m. and ended with a 35-year-old man being shot in the chest, cops say.

He was also rushed to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition, police said.

About two hours later in Manhattan, a man was shot in the neck a block above Central Park. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital in stable condition. Police said the victim was uncooperative and did not provide details of how he was shot.

NYPD detectives investigate the scene of a shooting on Prospect Avenue in the Bronx.NYPD detectives investigate the scene of a shooting on Prospect Avenue in the Bronx.
NYPD detectives investigate the scene of a shooting on Prospect Avenue in the Bronx.
James Keivom

Minutes later at 10:15 p.m., four people were shot dead in Rochdale, Queens. Two men and a woman were each shot in the right foot and a third was shot in the shoulder. All four were rushed to Jamaica Hospital and are listed in stable condition, police said.

Back in the Bronx, three men were shot by a gunman who fled in a white sedan around 10:30 p.m. in Belmont. One was shot in the chest and died at St. Barnabas Hospital. Another was shot in the leg and the third was shot in the arm. The two surviving victims are in stable condition in Saint-Barnabé. Police said it was unclear if they were targeted.

A final person was shot just before the end of the holidays. Shortly before midnight, a man was shot on Bainbridge Street in Brooklyn, police said.

No arrests were reported in any of the shootings.

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