continued Police say the stabbing and shooting are likely related.
8:05 p.m., Saturday, May 12. South Avenue.
A man was struck by a bullet in his thigh on South Avenue near Rockland. He called 911 and was taken to Community General Hospital before police arrived.
1:45 a.m., Sunday, May 13. Shonnard Street.
A party was letting out at the Boys and Girls Club on Shonnard Street when Landrous Hill, 20, was shot in his right calf. He was taken to University Hospital before police arrived, but was subsequently charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police allege he was found with crack cocaine at the hospital. The party at the club, which promotes non-violence and a safe place for children and teens, was let out in the early morning. Shots were fired as the party-goers left. Officers who were about a block away hear multiple shots fired and responded.
Anyone with information about any of this weekend’s incidents can call police at 442-5222.