Asian hate crimes in NYC skyrocketed in March; murders jumped 36%, dice la polizia

Hate crimes against Asian Americans skyrocketed last month, con 31 hate crimes reported in March 2021, and none logged in the same month in 2020, the New York Police Department (NYPD) ha detto martedì.

The Big Apple also saw a 36% increase in murders in March 2021, quando c'erano 34 were reported compared to the 25 slayings the year before. The number of shootings was also up, a partire dal 56 per 99, or a nearly 77% aumentare, ha detto la polizia.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 25: NYPD officers wear masks in Times Square on March 25, 2021 a New York City (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 25: NYPD officers wear masks in Times Square on March 25, 2021 a New York City (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

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