- The number of shooting victims has gone up 51 per cent to 616 this year in NYC
- In June, there were 250 shootings compared to 97 in the same month in 2019
- Many blame New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, who has slashed police funding
- New York state has suffered the highest coronavirus death toll in America
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Videos posted to social media Saturday show protesters pulling down Baltimore’s statue of Christopher Columbus near Little Italy and throwing it into the Inner Harbor.
The statue was located along Eastern Avenue in downtown Baltimore.
The videos show protesters using rope to pull down the Columbus statue. Then they dragged it down a flight of stairs and over brick pavers before throwing it into the Harbor.
Baltimore’s Columbus statue gets dumped in the harbor pic.twitter.com/ZwuNcqAH6d
— J. M. Giordano photo (@jmgpix) July 5, 2020