Municipal workers in New York City began installing a ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural in front of Trump Tower Thursday as the Big Apple witnessed a 130% jump in shootings and 30% increase in murders in recent weeks.
Painters have began work on a Black Lives Matter mural on the street outside of Trump Tower in NYC
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) July 9, 2020
The NYPD released their crime statistics for the month of June this week; showing a shocking increase in shootings, murders, burglaries, and more across all five boroughs.
The disturbing trend shows a 130% jump in gun violence and 30% increase in homicides in the Big Apple.
NYC crime stats for June 2020 compared to June 2019 per @NYPDnews
–130% increase in shooting incidents (205⬅️89)
–30% increase in murders (39⬅️30)
–118% increase in burglaries (1,783⬅️817)
–51% increase in auto thefts (696⬅️462)https://t.co/6kFteynawM
— Travis Fedschun (@travfed) July 6, 2020
The NYPD disbanded its elite anti-crime unit on June 15th after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $1 billion budget cut for the police department.