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Update: Shooting on Thanksgiving Night Leaves One Dead in Sunset Park

A man shot three times outside a local barber shop in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Thanksgiving night died Sunday, police said.

Police found 28-year-old Samuel Oliveri in critical condition with three gunshot wounds to the neck and thigh on November 26 at about 6pm. An ambulance rushed the victim to Lutheran Medical Center. He passed away as a result of his injuries at 7:30pm on November 28, police said.

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Police in Sunset Park Promote Gang Awareness, and Confront Roadblocks

Do you know of neighborhood services that have helped you, or people who you know, through gang issues? Leave the information in the comments or email it to sunsetparkchron@gmail.com.

On August 30th, Deputy Inspector Jesus Raul Pintos sat in his office. He felt good. Crime was down in the 72nd Precinct. He had only one murder on his books for 2009. One day later, he had three.

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The Mapping Project: Murders in Sunset Park

Screenshot of the Murder Map by the New York Times

Screenshot of the Murder Map by the New York Times

For those interested, above find a screenshot of the New York Times’ map on city-wide murders. You can check out the site, which lets you see the location, but also codes for age of victim, age of perpetrator, type of weapon, etc.

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(Better) Update: Sunset Park Stabbing

The stabbing that took place last Sunday, Oct. 4, does not appear to have been gang related. There have been several misunderstandings and errors on this incident, including my own, here and here. The Post and Village Voice have also reported on Sunset Park’s most recent homicide. The following is the version offered by the 72nd Precinct at the Community Council meeting of October 12th:

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Update: Sunset Park Stabbing

As some of you may have seen, the Village Voice covered last week’s stabbing. The Post also followed up.

Here’s what they had to add:

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