Mayor Eric Adams on Monday unveiled a “blueprint” for stemming gun violence in New York City — calling to bolster police units, stiffen state laws and involve multiple agencies in addressing the crisis.

It follows a series of high-profile shootings, including that of an 11-month old and the killing of 22-year-old NYPD officer Jason Rivera and critical wounding of 27-year-old officer Wilbert Mora as they responded to a domestic incident at a Harlem apartment Friday.

The man who opened fire on the officers — Lashawn McNeil — died after being shot by a third officer who responded to the scene, the mayor said following a press conference at City Hall.

Mayor Eric Adams speaks about public safety during a press conference at City Hall, Jan. 24, 2022. Mayor Eric Adams on Monday unveiled a “blueprint” for stemming gun violence in New York City — calling to bolster police units, stiffen state laws and involve multiple agencies in addressing the […]

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