Posts Tagged ‘28th precinct’
The death of a high school basketball star in General Grant Houses left residents shaken in September. Tayshana Murphy, whom ESPN ranked the #16 point guard in the country, was gunned down at W. 122nd Street and Broadway. In December, the 26th and 28th precincts—which cover Morningside Heights and West and Central Harlem, respectively—held public forums to address locals’ concerns.
The News Desk’s Luke Barnes covered the 28th Precinct meeting, focusing on the problem of “youth crews,” which many blame in Murphy’s death and ongoing disputes between local public housing projects. More after the jump, and read the story here. More »