5 people wounded, 3 critically, in separate shootings in Yonkers

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Sunday, July 17, 2022
5 people wounded, 3 critically, in separate shootings in Yonkers
5 people were wounded in separate shootings in Yonkers. Kemberly Richardson has the latest updates.

YONKERS, Westchester County (WABC) -- Yonkers police gave an update Sunday morning on two shootings in separate locations that left a total of five people hurt.

Both incidents happened Saturday night.

Officers say the first shooting happened during a memorial service at a park on Locust Hill Avenue.

An 18-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man were shot at around 9 p.m.

The man is now in critical but stable condition.

About two hours later, two men, ages 41 and 42, and a 30-year-old woman were shot along School Street.

The woman and the 42-year-old man are in critical condition.

Despite initial reports, police say they cannot confirm the two incidents are linked.

So far, there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact the Yonkers Police Detective Division at 914-377-7724. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online or by texting "YPD" and the tip to 847411.

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