New Rochelle Shootings

Submitted by ub on Sun, 05/02/2021 - 19:14

Multiple shootings in New Rochelle, New York leave 1 dead and 4 people injured., according to public safety officials.

The New Rochelle Police and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the rash of violence.

Police confirm .223 casings found at the scene of the first, fatal shooting.  A former US Navy Weapons Officer explains: this

is reportedly a high power military and hunting cartridge used in assault rifle systems; such as the ubiquitous M-16/M-4 series.

At around 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, New Rochelle Police received multiple reports of shots fired in the vicinity of

Horton Avenue and Brook Street. Responding units found that five adult males who were attending a gathering at that

location had been shot, said New Rochelle Police.