Serious crime is down for the month, and shootings and murders have eased.
The number of shooting victims in each precinct is up from last year, according to NYPD data.
A witness who saw a child being yelled at was hit in the head with a bottle, police said.
DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte said the department needs better facilities to fix conditions at Rikers.
A 21-year-old woman was punched after she refused to give up her handbag, police said.
The number of fights and assaults have increased 65 percent since 2007 as spending jumped 42 percent.
Residents say fights and crime occur regularly at the 200-bed shelter in Downtown Brooklyn.
Two women were arrested for punching a guard after grabbing six bottles of perfume, police said.
Ali Muhammad Hamissou slugged a gun-toting thief who was robbing his shop, he said.
A brawl on South St. last week left three men with slashes across their faces and bodies, police said
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's report found alarming treatment of incarcerated adolescents at Rikers.
A shooting near the Astoria Houses injured a teen and a 30-year-old man, officials said.
Shootings are up 8 percent this year, but the NYPD got some respite with fewer incidents this week.
After being turned away, the suspect returned with friends to shoot staff with a BB gun, police said.
The man is in stable condition at Lincoln Hospital, according to the NYPD.
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