Crime is down 15 percent in the 81st precinct for the week of September 24 –September 29, with (33 incidents versus 39 incidents), compared to this same week in 2011. For the month, crime is up 15 percent (127 incidents versus 110), compared to this same time period last year. And year to date, crime is up 11 percent (1,163 incidents versus 1,051 incidents), compared to this same time period last year.
On Wednesday, October 3, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a construction worker fell 15 feet from the third to second floor scaffolding, where he was working at P.S. 21, located at 180 Chauncey Street. He was taken to Woodhull hospital with non life-threatening injuries to his back and his neck. Construction has been suspended at the site.
On Sunday, September 30, at approximately 4:30 p.m., a 17-year-old boy reported he was shot. At the time that police received the call, the victim was at Atlantic and Ralph Avenue (73rd Pct.), but he reported he was shot at a location in the 81st Precinct. However, after a survey of the area identified in the 81st, police recovered no ballistics and said the victim was not cooperative and kept changing the story. The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital. 73rd and 81st Police are investigating.