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6 shot in latest incidents as NYC gun violence continues

Six people were shot in separate incidents across the city Sunday and Monday, according to the latest numbers released by cops.

In the most recent incident, a 32-year-old woman was struck during an attempted robbery on Maujer Street near Union Avenue in Williamsburg at 2:40 a.m. Monday, cops said.

Two strangers approached the victim and her boyfriend and demanded property — one of them holding a gun, according to police.

As the woman pushed the gun away, one round went off, striking her in the right ankle, police sources said.

She was taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

In the Arverne section of Queens, a 20-year-old woman was shot in the left thigh on Almeda Avenue near Barbadoes Drive as she waited for a Lyft ride around 12:15 a.m., according to cops and police sources.

The woman, who only told cops she heard gunfire and felt pain, was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition.

A man who was with the victim reported that they were waiting for their ride when they saw two or three men wearing dark clothing before the shots popped off, the sources said.

In total on Sunday, four people were hit by gunfire in as many incidents across the city, according to preliminary numbers released by the NYPD.

In one of the incidents, a 30-year-old man was blasted in the chest and stomach during a dispute inside a building on Union Street near Fifth Avenue in Park Slope around 4:30 p.m., cops said.

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He was taken to Methodist Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to cops. The circumstances of the shooting were unclear Monday morning.

On Sunday’s date in 2019, which was a Friday, just one person was shot.

The shootings come as the city continues to face a surge in gun violence.

Between October 26 and Sunday, the city saw 34 shootings with victims, compared to only 20 during that period last year, the latest NYPD stats show.

As of Sunday, 1,602 shootings had been reported citywide this year — compared to 796 at the same point in 2019.

Additional reporting by Larry Celona

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