NYC pledges $9M to aid area after Brooklyn festival shooting

AmNews Staff Reports | 8/7/2019, 8:19 a.m.
New York City plans to spend $9 million to enhance anti-violence efforts, crisis response, security and other programs in the ...
Anti-gun violence rally Samantha Sofia photo

New York City plans to spend $9 million to enhance anti-violence efforts, crisis response, security and other programs in the Brooklyn neighborhood where gunfire killed one person and wounded 11 others at a community festival.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials announced the new funding Tuesday for the Brownsville neighborhood.

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