Eric Adams denounces Memorial Day weekend violence


Retired NYPD captain Eric Adams, who is running for mayor, was the only City Hall aspirant to issue a statement Monday decrying several violent incidents over the Memorial Day weekend, including two subway slashings, a fatal stabbing on the Lower East Side, and drug-fueled mayhem in Washington Square Park.

“This weekend is meant to be a weekend of remembrance and togetherness, but unfortunately we saw our city again suffer from violence and crime,” Adams said.

He pointed to a 27-year-old man who was stabbed to death at the LES Coleman Skate Park early Friday, a 64-year-old man who was knifed in the face during a robbery at the Lexington Avenue/59th Street subway station Sunday morning, and a 51-year-old man who was cut in an argument on a Harlem subway platform Monday.

“This is unacceptable. Every New Yorker deserves to feel safe in our city,”…

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