MORNING BULLETIN: UWS MAN SHOT BY INTRUDER, COPS ADDED AS PROPERTY CRIME GROWS


Photo in Riverside Park by jacopast via flickr.

March 27, 2012 Weather: Sunny, High of 51 Degrees.

Notices:
At 1 p.m. today, the Folk Art Museum is offering a free tour of Jubilation|Rumination: Life, Real and Imagined with curator emerita Lee Kogan.

News:
A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg by another man he had let into his apartment on 100th Street near Riverside Drive on Monday night. He told police he thought the intruder was a deliveryman. The man was conscious and talking as he was wheeled away on a stretcher, residents said. The 100 Block Association has been putting up fliers in recent days warning residents about increased muggings in the neighborhood. (Daily News)

The NYPD has added more police officers on the Upper West Side to combat an increase in property crimes. “The NYPD recently assigned 13 additional rookie cops to the precinct, which runs from West 86th to 110th Street between Central Park West and the Hudson River.” (DNAinfo)

Mayor Bloomberg signed a bill to extend rent regulations for another three years, citing the continued low vacancy rate in the city. (NY Times)

A man wearing a Yankees cap is suspected of robbing a Sovereign Bank on 82nd and Broadway last week. Freaking Yankees fans (says this loyal Mets fan)! (DNAinfo)

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