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Man shot in neck

Shot in neck

A gunman opened fire on a 19-year-old on E. 48th Street on Nov. 7, hitting him in the neck and killing him.

Police said Derron Clarke, a resident of Albany Avenue, was walking between avenues J and K at 1 am when the gunman attacked. The victim was rushed to Beth Israel Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Cops were still looking for the gunman by late Tuesday. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the NYPD CrimeStoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Teen mug

A thief bum-rushed a 16-year-old on Nov. 1, running off with the his cellphone during the Mill Basin clash.

The victim told police he was nearing the corner of E. 53rd Street and Avenue T at 2:45 pm when the thief ran up and punched him in the face.

Seconds later, the thug was running off down the street with his victim’s property.

Three on one

A trio of teenage thugs held down and beat another adolescent during a brutal robbery on a B82 bus on Nov. 5.

The bus was passing the corner of Kings Highway and Nostrand Avenue at 4:20 pm when the suspects grabbed their prey, punching him repeatedly until he gave up his cellphone.

Rooftop raid

Thieves cut their way through the roof of the HSBC Bank on Ralph Avenue on Nov. 6, taking an undisclosed amount of property.

Workers at the bank, located between Avenue K and Avenue L, said the break-in took place at about 3:15 am after cutting a hole wide enough to slip through.

Thrown and robbed

Two thugs threw a 20-year-old woman to the ground during a harrowing Oct. 31 robbery on Flatbush Avenue.

The woman was nearing the corner of Avenue I at 10:45 pm when the thieves attacked, taking her cash, credit cards, cellphone, and wallet.

Home raid

A brutish thief kicked his way into a Mill Basin home on Nov. 5, choking a woman inside until she gave up her property.

The woman told police she was inside her home between Fillmore Avenue and Avenue T at 9 pm when the fiend — whom she knew — kicked his way inside and attacked her.

Cops nabbed the suspect a short time later, charging him with burglary.

Shot in face

A 23-year-old man was hospitalized on Oct. 29 after being shot in the face during a violent exchange with another man.

The victim was on Ryder Street when he was shot at 11:50 am, although police wouldn’t say exactly where.

The gunman ran off and was still being sought by late Tuesday.


Thieves broke into Roy H. Mann JHS on Oct. 29, taking an undisclosed amount of electronics.

Police said that the thieves forced open a back window sometime after 12:30 am in order to get inside.

Rolling renegades

Two thugs held up a 13-year-old bus commuter on Oct. 25, taking his cellphone.

The victim said his bus was passing the corner of Avenue J and Utica Avenue at 5:15 pm when the thieves boarded the bus and pulled a gun on their victim, taking his property.

Plaza prey

A pair of hooligans jumped an 18-year-old outside of Kings Plaza on Oct. 26, but ran off empty handed.

The victim said she had just left the mall, which is at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U, on Oct. 26 when a 21-year-old and 17-year-old grabbed her and tried to remove her cellphone from her hands.

But, after a brief struggle, the thieves ran off without anything — only to be grabbed up by cops shortly after.

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