Man shot in Chelsea, seven others hurt in latest NYC gun violence

A 32-year-old man was wounded during an early morning shooting in Chelsea — one of eight people hurt in six separate incidents across the city Tuesday and Wednesday, according to police.

The victim told police he was hit at the corner of West 26th Street and Ninth Avenue around 3:30 a.m., cops said.

He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue with non-life-threatening injuries, and it’s unclear whether he was the intended target.

Hours earlier, a 31-year-old driver was shot once in the right hand by a passing motorist as he rode at East 56th Street and Linden Boulevard in East Flatbush around 11:15 p.m., cops said.

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center by private means, with non-life-threatening injuries.

And around 10 p.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the right knee at Whitney Avenue and 43rd Avenue in Elmhurst.

He told police that he saw four people on electric bicycles, and one or two of them opened fire.

He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable condition, and police also did not know whether he was the intended target.

About a half-hour earlier on Eastern Parkway near Utica Avenue in Weeksville, a 31-year-old man was blasted in the torso, police said.

The victim, who cops described as uncooperative, was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County in stable condition.

Around 7:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the hip on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 81st Street in Far Rockaway, police said.

He was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition, and is described as highly uncooperative.

And three people — a 16 and 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man — were hurt in a drive-by shooting on East 49th Street near Church Avenue around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

A gunman opened fire from inside a car, hitting the 16-year-old in both legs, grazing the 17-year-old in the face and striking the oldest victim in the stomach.

All three are expected to survive their injuries.

In total on Tuesday, seven people were hurt in five separate incidents, according to preliminary numbers released by the NYPD.

The gunplay comes amid a surge in shootings across the Big Apple this year.

No one was shot on Tuesday’s date in 2019, which was a Sunday.

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