Clarisa Burgos Death – According to authorities, on Wednesday, several shooters opened fire on a car in Queens, killing a 29-year-old mother and injuring her partner, who fled to an NYPD stationhouse in a vain attempt to save her. At about 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday, authorities claimed that up to three males opened fire from both sides of the victims’ automobile as the killers targeted the vehicle near 127th St. and Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill. Fort Greene, Brooklyn, resident Clarisa Burgos was identified as the fatally injured person.
Brooklyn, New York Crime Rate
According to neighborhoodscout.com, the crime rate in Brooklyn is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America, from the largest to the smallest, although at 18 crimes per 1,000 residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Brooklyn is 1 in 56. Based on FBI crime data, Brooklyn is not one of the safest communities in America.
Relative to New York, Brooklyn has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes. However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Brooklyn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Brooklyn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.
Clarisa Burgos’ obituary and funeral arrangements will be released by the family at a later date.
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