Overall, crime is up in Bed-Stuy, and in Brooklyn as a whole.

There has a 14.3% increase in crime levels reported to Bed-Stuy’s 79th Precinct, and a 30.4% increase reported to the neighborhood’s 81st Precinct during the week March 7 through March 13, compared to the same period last year.

Across the two precincts, there have been 54 incidents reported, including rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny auto.

During the same period last year, there were 44 incidents reported, including one murder and one rape.

There have been three murders and 14 rapes reported this year in the neighborhood, compared with four murders and seven rapes reported by the same date in 2021.

Looking at the 28-day cycle, there has been a 1% decrease in incident reports at the 79th Precinct and 23.5% increase at the 81st Precinct this year on last.

The most common incident reported over the week-long period was grand larceny, with 17 reports of the crime. That is two more than during the same period last year.

On March 17, the 79th Precinct tweeted photos of people wanted in connection to a burglary that occurred on Tompkins Ave. They are seeking help from the public to identify the two men.

Meanwhile, officers from the 81st Precinct found a man and woman fatally shot in an apparent Brooklyn murder-suicide Thursday morning, police reported.

The officeres were responding to a 911 call about a person shot inside the Medgar Evers Apartments located at 755 Gates Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant at about 6:20 a.m. on March 17. Upon entering a second-floor residence, authorities said, the officers spotted the couple unconscious and unresponsive inside their kitchen.

Across Brooklyn:

Across the borough, there have been 577 incidents reported between March 7 and March 13, according to NYPD’s CompStat, compared to 269 during the same period last year. Reports include one murder and seven rapes in Brooklyn South and two rapes and two murders in Brooklyn South. There were 75 robberies and 120 felony assaults reported across Brooklyn.

In the headlines:

A man suspected of stalking and shooting homeless people asleep on the streets of New York City and Washington, D.C., was arrested early Tuesday. Police said at least three people were killed and three others wounded in the attacks. Law enforcement arrested the man in Washington, the Metropolitan Police Department said on Twitter after news of the killings had added new fears to people spending nights on the streets of the two cities and elsewhere.

A Flatbush man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a police officer in the neck and taking the injured officer’s gun to shoot two other officers, while firing at many more, in a “terrorist inspired” attack, the Department of Justice and Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office announced. Dzenan Camovic, 22, pleaded guilty in both federal and state court in Brooklyn on Wednesday to charges stemming from the June 2020 attack. In federal court, he pleaded guilty to robbing an NYPD officer’s firearm and discharging the firearm at NYPD officers during the course of the robbery. In state court, he pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of reckless endangerment.

A man was fatally stabbed in a Brooklyn apartment Wednesday after paying a visit to a man who was on house arrest, possibly looking for trouble, police sources said. He then staggered out of the building, bleeding profusely, before collapsing by a metal gate. Cops took a person of interest into custody for questioning at the scene. Teshurah Yisrael, 27, said she saw three men go into the apartment right before the stabbing, then heard a cry for help as the victim staggered out.

A teen runs for his life moments before he is shot in a Crown Heights doorway, video released by police Wednesday night shows. The 16-year-old shot is in critical condition after the attack on Sterling Place between Buffalo and Rochester avenues about 8:50 p.m. Monday, police said. Police released surveillance footage Wednesday evening in hopes of tracking down the man seen leaning over his shoulder, raising his arm and blasting a bullet into the teen’s chest.

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